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1 forward /ˈfoɚwɚd/ adverb
also chiefly British forwards /ˈfoɚˌwɚdz/
1 forward
/ˈfoɚwɚd/
adverb
also chiefly British forwards /ˈfoɚˌwɚdz/
Learner's definition of FORWARD
: toward the front : to or toward what is ahead or in front
: toward the future
: to or toward a more advanced state or condition

bring forward

see bring

come forward

see 1come

forward of

formal
: in a position that is ahead of (something) : in front of (something)

know something backward and forward

see 1know

look forward to

see 1look

put forward

see 1put

put your best foot forward

see 1foot
2 forward /ˈfoɚwɚd/ adjective
2 forward
/ˈfoɚwɚd/
adjective
Learner's definition of FORWARD
always used before a noun : near or belonging to the front part of something
always used before a noun
: moving or directed ahead or toward the front
: moving toward the future or toward a more advanced state or condition
[more forward; most forward] : too confident or direct in social situations

— forwardness

noun [noncount]
3 forward /ˈfoɚwɚd/ verb
forwards; forwarded; forwarding
3 forward
/ˈfoɚwɚd/
verb
forwards; forwarded; forwarding
Learner's definition of FORWARD
[+ object]
: to send (something you have received, such as a letter) to someone else
: to send (something that has arrived, such as a letter) to another place see also forwarding address
: to help (something) make progress or continue to a more advanced state
see also fast-forward
4 forward /ˈfoɚwɚrd/ noun
plural forwards
4 forward
/ˈfoɚwɚrd/
noun
plural forwards
Learner's definition of FORWARD
[count] sports
: a player who plays near the opponent's goal
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