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adv. Also, forwards.
If you move or look forward or forwards, you move or look in a direction that is in front of you.
Forwards is only used as an adverb.
If you are looking forward to something that is going to happen, you want it to happen because you think you will enjoy it.
Forward is also an adjective. A forward movement is one in which someone or something moves forwards.
When forward has this meaning, it can only be used in front of a noun.
Forward is also a verb. If you forward a letter to someone, you send it on to them when they have moved to a different address.
|Adv.||1.||forwards - at or to or toward the front; "he faced forward"; "step forward"; "she practiced sewing backward as well as frontward on her new sewing machine"; (`forrad' and `forrard' are dialectal variations)|
|2.||forwards - 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"|