- a player stationed in advance of others on a team.
- Football. a lineman.
- Basketball. either of two players stationed in the forecourt.
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It just feels like we’re always taking two steps forward and one back.‘Can’t eat a gift card’: Rural food banks fight to put turkeys on the table|Kyle Swenson|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
I feel good about where I’m at, and where we’re at as a team and moving forward.Cowboys QB Andy Dalton says covid-19 ‘hit me hard’ after concussion|Des Bieler|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
He said the number of victims was astonishing, not only because of how many people came forward, but because of how many others didn’t.Boy Scouts must settle 95,000 abuse claims by next summer — or risk running out of cash|Samantha Schmidt|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
He said the outdoor portion of the event could probably go forward if guests wore masks and practiced social distancing, but balls and other indoor events could turn into superspreader events.What will Inauguration Day look like amid a pandemic?|Emily Davies, Justin Jouvenal|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Moving forward, they will rarely have to factor distance into those decisions.Nationals have a new Class AAA affiliate in Rochester Red Wings|Jesse Dougherty|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
But an email dated July 10 from Ambassador King to Bennett (who then forwarded it to Lynton), says otherwise.Exclusive: Sony Emails Say Studio Exec Picked Kim Jong-Un as the Villain of ‘The Interview’|William Boot|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Pascal then forwarded to email to Adam Sandler and his team.Shocking New Reveals From Sony Hack: J. Law, Pitt, Clooney, and Star Wars|William Boot|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The journalist in London forwarded the warning to Alex, too, and he finally decided to go home.Was U.S. Journalist Steven Sotloff a Marked Man?|Ben Taub|September 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Anyone trying the old number would be auto-forwarded to my new number.Where Cellphone Numbers Go to Die|Jon Methven|August 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You always knew when someone fast-forwarded through one of your sketches on TiVo.Bill Hader Is Sad to Leave ‘Saturday Night Live’ (and Stefon) Behind|Kevin Fallon|September 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If it is drawn on a bank outside, the check must be forwarded for presentment at the latest on the day after it is received.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
The same day, chance had it, he received word from her, forwarded from the Semiramis Hotel in Cairo.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
In due course indemnity claims were forwarded to the military authorities, who rejected them all.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Some of the seed was sent to the collector of Kaira, who forwarded a sample of the tobacco grown from it.
The quality is the best of the Philippines; it is all forwarded in leaf to the capital.
British Dictionary definitions for forward
- of or relating to the future or favouring change; progressive
- (in combination)forward-looking
- an email that has been sent to one recipient and then forwarded to another
- (in American football) a lineman
Derived forms of forwardforwardly, adverb
Word Origin for forward
Other Idioms and Phrases with forward
see backward and forward; carry forward; come forward; from this day forward; know like a book (backwards and forwards); look forward; put forward; put one's best foot forward; set forward.