adverb Also forwards (for defs. 1, 2)
- a player stationed in advance of others on a team.
- Football. a lineman.
- Basketball. either of two players stationed in the forecourt.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
SYNONYMS FOR forward
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Example sentences from the Web for forward
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.
Local police have forwarded the case to their “cyber crime” division, Gilbert said, and the FBI may get involved.How to Protect Yourself From the World’s Perviest Hackers|Winston Ross|August 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Does an email I am forwarded inviting me to a happy hour next week count as art?Miranda July on ‘We Think Alone,’ Her New Email Project|Isabel Wilkinson|July 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They are forwarded to Brest, Rennes, and even to Havre; it is the industry of the place, and a large business is done with them.Over Strand and Field|Gustave Flaubert
These goods of the moving household are laden and forwarded on carts called Hackeries, drawn by oxen.Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877|James Kennedy
But two hours later he forwarded another message to the effect that the enemy was advancing on Grobelaar's Kloof.The Second Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers in the South African War|Cecil Francis Romer and Arthur Edward Mainwaring
If you do so your mail matter will be forwarded, and with proper care you will be pretty certain to get all your letters.How to Travel|Thomas W. Knox
The ambassadors arrived safely at Surat, but it was not until after a long delay that they were forwarded to Ahmadbd.Rulers of India: Albuquerque|Henry Morse Stephens
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
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.