onwards


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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.

onwards

(ˈɒnwədz) or

onward

adv
at or towards a point or position ahead, in advance, etc
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.onwards - in a forward directiononwards - 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"
Translations

onwards

[ˈɒnwərdz] adv
(= forward) [move, roll] (lit)en avant
to move onwards (fig)aller de l'avant
The most important thing now is to move onwards → La chose la plus importante est maintenant d'aller de l'avant.
(= beyond) → au-delà
References in classic literature ?
Grant that we may come again rejoicing to this season, and from that season onwards for many a year.
And thus he proceeded onwards till he arrived at the end of the Rue de Noailles, from whence a full view of the Allees de Meillan was obtained.
And from then onwards to the time of the death of King Stephen the Saxon Chronicle was kept.
So when Zarathustra thus ascended the mountain, he thought on the way of his many solitary wanderings from youth onwards, and how many mountains and ridges and summits he had already climbed.
And the characteristic aspect of westerly weather, the thick, gray, smoky and sinister tone sets in, circumscribing the view of the men, drenching their bodies, oppressing their souls, taking their breath away with booming gusts, deafening, blinding, driving, rushing them onwards in a swaying ship towards our coasts lost in mists and rain.
On the third of September, finding that the mountain still stretched onwards, presenting a continued barrier, they endeavored to force a passage to the westward, but soon became entangled among rocks and precipices which set all their efforts at defiance.
Napoleon's historians themselves tell us that from Smolensk onwards he wished to stop, knew the danger of his extended position, and knew that the occupation of Moscow would not be the end of the campaign, for he had seen at Smolensk the state in which Russian towns were left to him, and had not received a single reply to his repeated announcements of his wish to negotiate.
The rabbit here did something tricky with a hole in the ground, but Porthos tore onwards in full faith that the game was being played fairly, and always returned panting and puzzling but glorious.
I shall take up the inquiry again," I went on, "at the point where I dropped it; and I shall follow it onwards, step by step, till I come to the present time.
The two then went onwards amid the fallen armour and the blood, and came presently to the company of Thracian soldiers, who were sleeping, tired out with their day's toil; their goodly armour was lying on the ground beside them all orderly in three rows, and each man had his yoke of horses beside him.
Then I'll just finish my pipe in starting the first one," said Professor Summerlee; and from that time onwards we never trusted ourselves again without a watchman.
Its wound had not weakened it, for it shot onwards with great rapidity.