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on·ward

 (ŏn′wərd, ôn′-)
adj.
Moving or tending forward.
adv. also on·wards (-wərdz)
In a direction or toward a position that is ahead in space or time; forward.

onward

(ˈɒnwəd)
adj
directed or moving forwards, onwards, etc
adv
a variant of onwards

on•ward

(ˈɒn wərd, ˈɔn-)

adv. Also, on′wards.
1. toward a point ahead or in front.
2. at a position or point in advance.
adj.
3. directed or moving onward; forward.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.onward - forward in time or order or degree; "from that time forth"; "from the sixth century onward"
2.onward - in a forward directiononward - in a forward direction; "go ahead"; "the train moved ahead slowly"; "the boat lurched ahead"; "moved onward into the forest"; "they went slowly forward in the mud"

onward

onwards
adverb forward, on, forwards, ahead, beyond, in front, forth The bus continued onward.
Translations
إلى الأمام

onward

[ˈɒnwəd]
A. ADJ [march etc] → progresivo, hacia adelante; [flight, journey] → de conexión; [connection] → posterior
B. ADV (also onwards) → adelante, hacia adelante
from that time onwarddesde entonces
from the 12th century onwarddesde el siglo doce en adelante, a partir del siglo doce
onward!¡adelante!

onward

[ˈɒnwərd]
adj
onward journey → correspondance f
onward flight → correspondance f
adv
(in space) to continue onwards → poursuivre son trajet or son voyage
The bus continued onwards → Le bus poursuivit son trajet.
(in time)
from the beginning of the century onward → à partir du début du siècleonward march nmarche f en avant
the onward march of progress → la marche en avant du progrèsonward progress navancée f

onward

adj
(lit) onward flightAnschlussflug m; onward journeyWeiterreise f; onward movementWeiterbewegung f; (on journey) → Weiterreise f; (of goods)Weitertransport m
(fig) onward progressweitere Fortschritte pl; the onward march of time/progressdas Fortschreiten der Zeit/der Vormarsch des Fortschritts
adv (also onwards)voran, vorwärts; marchweiter; from today/this time onwardvon heute/der Zeit an
interj (also onwards)voran, vorwärts

onward

[ˈɒnwəd]
1. adjin avanti
2. adv (also onwards) → in avanti
from the 12th century onward(s) → dal XII secolo in poi

on

(on) preposition
1. touching, fixed to, covering etc the upper or outer side of. The book was lying on the table; He was standing on the floor; She wore a hat on her head.
2. in or into (a vehicle, train etc). We were sitting on the bus; I got on the wrong bus.
3. at or during a certain day, time etc. on Monday; On his arrival, he went straight to bed.
4. about. a book on the theatre.
5. in the state or process of. He's on holiday.
6. supported by. She was standing on one leg.
7. receiving, taking. on drugs; on a diet.
8. taking part in. He is on the committee; Which detective is working on this case?
9. towards. They marched on the town.
10. near or beside. a shop on the main road.
11. by means of. He played a tune on the violin; I spoke to him on the telephone.
12. being carried by. The thief had the stolen jewels on him.
13. when (something is, or has been, done). On investigation, there proved to be no need to panic.
14. followed by. disaster on disaster.
adverb
1. (especially of something being worn) so as to be touching, fixed to, covering etc the upper or outer side of. She put her hat on.
2. used to show a continuing state etc, onwards. She kept on asking questions; They moved on.
3. (also adjective) (of electric light, machines etc) working. The television is on; Turn/Switch the light on.
4. (also adjective) (of films etc) able to be seen. There's a good film on at the cinema this week.
5. (also adjective) in or into a vehicle, train etc. The bus stopped and we got on.
adjective
1. in progress. The game was on.
2. not cancelled. Is the party on tonight?
ˈoncoming adjective
approaching. oncoming traffic.
ˈongoing adjective
continuing. an ongoing argument.
ˈonward(s) adverb
moving forward (in place or time). They marched onward(s).
be on to (someone)
to have discovered (a person's) trick, secret etc. The thieves realized that the police were on to them.
on and on
used with certain verbs to emphasize the length of an activity. She kept on and on asking questions.
on time
at the right time. He got here on time.
on to / ˈonto
to a position on. He lifted it onto the table.
References in classic literature ?
This paralysis lasted, however, but a short time; for Tess's energies returned with the atrophy of his, and she walked as fast as she was able past the barn and onward.
He arose at Goodman Brown's approach and walked onward side by side with him.
You could not live among such people; you are stifled for want of an outlet toward something beautiful, great, or noble; you are irritated with these dull men and women, as a kind of population out of keeping with the earth on which they live,--with this rich plain where the great river flows forever onward, and links the small pulse of the old English town with the beatings of the world's mighty heart.
Not only onward shalt thou propagate thyself, but upward
Ceasing to model ourselves on ancestral superstitions, it is our faith and principle to press onward, onward
It straggled onward into the mystery of the primeval forest.
The stream in struggling onward turns the mill-wheel; the coral insect, fashioning its tiny cell, joins continents to one another; and the ambitious man, building a pedestal for himself, leaves a monument to posterity.
He nodded, twice or thrice, to a passing friend; and, resisting as many invitations to take a morning dram, pressed steadily onward, until they were clear of the turmoil, and had made their way through Hosier Lane into Holborn.
But from Homer onward, instances can be cited,--his own Margites, for example, and other similar compositions.
It seemed A muffled march of soldiers hurriedly Sped to the night attack with muffled mouths, When no command is heard, only the tramp Of men and horses onward.
A boat beneath a sunny sky, Lingering onward dreamily In an evening of July-- Children three that nestle near, Eager eye and willing ear, Pleased a simple tale to hear-- Long has paled that sunny sky: Echoes fade and memories die.
The signal was given; the engine puffed forth its short, quick breaths; the train began its movement; and, along with a hundred other passengers, these two unwonted travellers sped onward like the wind.