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Definition of Forward

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toward the front; ahead; to the front
toward the front; advanced; ahead; eager, ready; impudent, brash; frontal; futuristic, of the future, progressive
send, convey; promote; advance; resend an email message that has been received (Computers)
player positioned at the front of the offensive line (Sports)
Forward Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
English-Latin Online Dictionary
porro, prorsus, protinus
Forward Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
To send forward; to send toward the place of destination; to transmit; as, to forward a letter.
  
(v. t.)
To help onward; to advance; to promote; to accelerate; to quicken; to hasten; as, to forward the growth of a plant; to forward one in improvement.
  
(n.)
An agreement; a covenant; a promise.
  
(adv.)
Alt. of Forwards
  
(a.)
Ready; prompt; strongly inclined; in an ill sense, overready; to hasty.
  
(a.)
Near, or at the fore part; in advance of something else; as, the forward gun in a ship, or the forward ship in a fleet.
  
(a.)
Ardent; eager; earnest; in an ill sense, less reserved or modest than is proper; bold; confident; as, the boy is too forward for his years.
  
(a.)
Advanced beyond the usual degree; advanced for season; as, the grass is forward, or forward for the season; we have a forward spring.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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forward
\for"ward\ (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. forwarded; p. pr. & vb. n. forwarding.]
1. to help onward; to advance; to promote; to accelerate; to quicken; to hasten; as, to forward the growth of a plant; to forward one in improvement.
2. to send forward; to send toward the place of destination; to transmit; as, to forward a letter.
forward
\for"ward\ (?), n. [oe., fr. as. foreweard; fore before + weard a ward. see ward, n.] an agreement; a covenant; a promise. [obs.] tell us a tale anon, as forward is. [
forward
\for"ward\ (?), forwards \for"wards\ (?) ], adv. [as. forweard, foreweard; for, fore + -weardes; akin to g. vorw?rts. the s is properly a genitive ending. see for, fore, and -ward, -wards.] toward a part or place before or in front; onward; in advance; progressively; -- opposed to backward.
forward
\for"ward\, a. 1. near, or at the fore part; in advance of something else; as, the forward gun in a ship, or the forward ship in a fleet.
2. ready; prompt; strongly inclined; in an ill sense, overready; to hasty. only they would that we should remember the poor; the same which i also was forward to do. ii. 10. nor do we find him forward to be sounded.
3. ardent; eager; earnest; in an ill sense, less reserved or modest than is proper; bold; confident; as, the boy is too forward for his years. i have known men disagreeably forward from their shyness. arnold.
4. advanced beyond the usual degree; advanced for season; as, the grass is forward, or forward for the season; we have a forward spring. the most forward bud is eaten by the canker ere it blow.
forward
adj
1. at or near or directed toward the front; "the forward section of the aircraft"; "a forward plunge down the stairs"; "forward motion" [ant: backward]
2. situated at or toward the front; "the fore cabins"; "the forward part of the ship"
3. situated in the front; "the forward section of the aircraft"
4. moving toward a position ahead; "forward motion"; "the onward course of events" [syn: onward]


5. used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty; "a forward child badly in need of discipline" [ant: backward]
6. of the transmission gear causing forward movement in a motor vehicle; "in a forward gear" [ant: reverse]
7. moving forward [syn: advancing, forward-moving]
n 1: the person who plays the position of forward on a basketball team 2: a position on a basketball team adv 1: 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) [syn: forwards, frontward, frontwards, forrad, forrard]
[ant: back] 2: forward in time or order or degree; "from that time forth"; "from the sixth century onward" [syn: forth, onward]
3: toward the future; forward in time; "i like to look ahead in imagination to what the future may bring"; "i look forward to seeing you" [syn: ahead]
[ant: back, back] 4: 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" [syn: ahead, onward, onwards, forwards, forrader]
5: near or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane; "the captain went fore (or forward) to check the instruments" [syn: fore]
[ant: aft] v : send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit; "forward my mail" [syn: send on]









The Phrase Finder
Meaning
Make a bold start.
Origin
Apparently from the days when women looked for a well turned leg in a man. Rather an odd saying as it implies you have three or more feet. 'Put your better foot forward' would make more sense.
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English Phonetics

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JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Arlwrw = n. a deposit; ad. forward towards
Bridd = n. a springing forward
Dry = a. forward, foremost
Eon = a. bold, daring, forward
Er = n. impulse forward, prep. for, because of, in the place of, in order; towards, to; for the sake of, though; from, since
Erdd = n. impulse, forward, prep. for the sake of, for
Gofaran = a. apt to be forward
Gwanar = a. leading; forward
Gwrthgas = a. perverse, forward
Hwbiad = n. a pushing forward
Hyb = n. a getting forward; a recovery
Hytrach = a. more forward
Llawd = n. that shoots out; a lad = a. tending forward; craving, lewd
Llwrw = n. direction; tendency, a. precipitant, forward, prep. toward, ad.
Llwry = n. that is towards; provision, a. precipitant, forward, prep. towards, ad. towards, straightway
Llwybreiddiaw = v. to make passable; to forward
Madog = a. tending forward
Mwrth = n. what tends forward
Oi = v. to proceed; to come forward, interj. well, very well
Prwy = n. what reaches forward; an agent
Pyr = n. what spires; a fir, adv. forward, toward
Pyrdwyo = v. to point forward
Rhacio = v. to come forward
Rhagrithro = v. to rush forward
Rhagsyllu = v. to look forward
Rhain = n. lances, spears, a tending forward
Rhud = n. a cast or drive forward
Trewydd = n. push forward
Trofol = a. tending forward
Wysg = n. a tendency forward; a bias; presence; a current, a course; a stream: adv. in a forward direction
Australian Slang
back and forth
to be pushy about doing something, eager to do something
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. the person who plays the position of forward on a basketball team
(hypernym) basketball player, basketeer, cager
(hyponym) Erving, Julius Erving, Julius Winfield Erving, Dr. J
2. a position on a basketball team
(hypernym) position
(member-holonym) basketball team, five

Verb
1. send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit; "forward my mail"
(synonym) send on
(hypernym) transport, send, ship
(derivation) forwarding

Adjective
1. at or near or directed toward the front; "the forward section of the aircraft"; "a forward plunge down the stairs"; "forward motion"
(antonym) backward
(similar) guardant(ip), gardant(ip), full-face
(see-also) fore(a)
2. moving toward a position ahead; "forward motion"; "the onward course of events"
(synonym) onward
(similar) advancing
3. used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty; "a forward child badly in need of discipline"
(antonym) backward
(similar) brash, cheeky, nervy
(see-also) bold
4. of the transmission gear causing forward movement in a motor vehicle; "in a forward gear"
(antonym) reverse
(similar) first, low
5. moving forward
(synonym) advancing, forward-moving
(similar) progressive
6. situated at or toward the front; "the fore cabins"; "the forward part of the ship"
(similar) fore(a)
7. situated in the front; "the forward section of the aircraft"
(similar) front(a)

Adverb
1. 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)
(synonym) forwards, frontward, frontwards, forrad, forrard
(antonym) back, backward, backwards, rearward, rearwards
(classification) dialect, idiom, accent
2. forward in time or order or degree; "from that time forth"; "from the sixth century onward"
(synonym) forth, onward
3. toward the future; forward in time; "I like to look ahead in imagination to what the future may bring"; "I look forward to seeing you"
(synonym) ahead
(antonym) back, backward
4. 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"
(synonym) ahead, onward, onwards, forwards, forrader
5. near or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane; "the captain went fore (or forward) to check the instruments"
(synonym) fore
Forward Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
2K Group Shipping, Trade, Insurance Dictionary
At or in the direction of the bow. Also the fore part of the ship.
Campbell R. Harvey's Hypertextual Finance Glossary
A cash market  transaction in which delivery of the commodity is deferred until after the contract has been made. It is not standardized and is not traded on organized exchanges. Although the delivery is made in the future, the price is determined at the initial trade date.
Copyright © 2000, Campbell R. Harvey. All Rights Reserved.
Sean_Woo's Finance,GIS & Real Estate Glossary
Forward contracts are agreements where one party agrees to buy a commodity at a specific price on a specific future date and the other party agrees to sell the product.
Note: Goods are actually delivered under forward contracts. There is a danger that one party will default on the contract, especially if the price of the commodity changes markedly after the agreement is reached.
Company Info: Ticker, Name, Description
Forward Industries, Inc.
Exchange: Nasdaq
Designs and manufactures custom soft-sided carrying cases and bags from leather, nylon, vinyl and other synthetic fabrics, used for transportation of portable telephones, computers, cameras and hand tools; And manufactures looseleaf ring and binders.
Forward Air Corporation
Exchange: Nasdaq
Holding company with subsidiaries which provide air cargo services; And formerly provided scheduled trucking services.
Forward Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Aviation - English - Spintra.com
Looking Infrared;
Abbreviation Airbus A340
Forward
Forward Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
JDK Doc(JAVA)
- Static variable in class javax.swing.text.Position.Bias 
public static final Position.Bias Forward
Indicates to bias toward the next character in the model.
INTERNET TERMS&ACRONYMSV1.0
Means to move ahead to the next page on a web site.Also if you go back button ,using your browser you can return to where you were before by hitting the forward button.
Forward Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Forward may refer to:
  • Forward (surname)
  • Relative direction, where forward is the opposite of backward

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Forward! is a collection of science fiction stories by Gordon R. Dickson. It was first published by Baen Books in 1985 and was edited by Sandra Miesel. Most of the stories originally appeared in the magazines Galaxy Science Fiction, Other Worlds, Fantasy and Science Fiction and Orbit.

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Forward Definition from Sports Dictionaries & Glossaries
maritime&shipping&trade
Toward the bow of the ship
Nautical Know How Glossary of Boating Terms
Toward the bow of the boat.
Nautical Nomenclature
toward the bow to the boat
Dictionary Soccer
27% of all goals are from long forward passes
1. Make forward runs as direct and quick as possible.
2. The attacker team must gain entry into the attacking third of the field with each attack.
3. In the attacking third , retain the momentum by passing , crossing, dribbling or shooting .
4. In the attacking third, if there is an opportunity or if there is any doubt at all, shoot !
5. Forward runs down the flank , if there is space to cross the ball, do so early and preferably
to the back of the defense .
Forward Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
Guitar Glossary
A sound or track which sounds close to the listener, often described as an intimate sound. Also, a sound with a boost in the frequency response at about 2 to 5 kHz.
Copyright © 1996-2006 Guitar Nine Records All Rights Reserved.
English to Federation-Standard Golic Vulcan
fa'rak
Forward Definition from Religion & Spirituality Dictionaries & Glossaries
Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary
forward; wicked
  
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