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a. At, near, or belonging to the front or forepart; fore: the forward section of the aircraft.
b. Located ahead or in advance: kept her eye on the forward horizon.
a. Going, tending, or moving toward a position in front: a forward plunge down a flight of stairs.
b. Sports Advancing toward an opponent's goal.
c. Moving in a prescribed direction or order for normal use: forward rolling of the cassette tape.
a. Ardently inclined; eager.
b. Lacking restraint or modesty; presumptuous or bold: a forward child.
a. Being ahead of current economic, political, or technological trends; progressive: a forward concept.
b. Deviating radically from convention or tradition; extreme.
5. Exceptionally advanced; precocious.
6. Of, relating to, or done in preparation for the future: a rise in the forward price of corn.
adv. or for·wards (-wərdz)
1. Toward or tending to the front; frontward: step forward.
2. Into consideration: put forward a new proposal.
3. In or toward the future: looking forward to seeing you.
a. In the prescribed direction or sequence for normal use: rolled the tape forward.
b. In an advanced position or a configuration registering a future time: set the clock forward.
c. At or to a different time; earlier or later: moved the appointment forward, from Friday to Thursday. See Usage Note at backward.
n. Sports
1. A player in certain games, such as basketball, soccer, or hockey, who is part of the forward line of the offense.
2. The position played by such a person.
tr.v. for·ward·ed, for·ward·ing, for·wards
1. To send on to a subsequent destination or address. See Synonyms at send1.
2. To help advance; promote. See Synonyms at advance.

[Middle English, from Old English foreweard : fore-, fore- + -weard, -ward.]

for′ward·ly adv.
for′ward·ness n.
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