onward

[ on-werd, awn- ]
/ ˈɒn wərd, ˈɔn- /

adverb Also on·wards.

toward a point ahead or in front; forward, as in space or time.
at a position or point in advance.

adjective

directed or moving onward or forward; forward.

Origin of onward

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at on, -ward

Synonym study

1. See forward.
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British Dictionary definitions for onwards (1 of 2)

onwards

onward

/ (ˈɒnwədz) /

adverb

at or towards a point or position ahead, in advance, etc

British Dictionary definitions for onwards (2 of 2)

onward

/ (ˈɒnwəd) /

adjective

directed or moving forwards, onwards, etc

adverb

a variant of onwards
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