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1forward/ˈfoɚwɚd/adverb
also chiefly Britishforwards/ˈfoɚˌwɚdz/
1forward
/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
2forward/ˈfoɚwɚd/adjective
2forward
/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
   b  : 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]
3forward/ˈfoɚwɚd/verb
forwardsforwardedforwarding
3forward
/ˈfoɚwɚd/
verb
forwardsforwardedforwarding
Learner's definition of FORWARD  
[+ object]
: to send (something you have received, such as a letter) to someone else
   b  : 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
4forward/ˈfoɚwɚrd/noun
pluralforwards
4forward
/ˈfoɚwɚrd/
noun
pluralforwards
Learner's definition of FORWARD  
[count]sports
: a player who plays near the opponent's goal
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