adverb, Also, forwards (for defs 1, 2)
toward or at a place, point, or time in advance; onward; ahead:
to move forward; from this day forward; to look forward.
toward the front:
Let’s move forward so we can hear better.
into view or consideration; out; forth:
He brought forward several good suggestions.
toward the bow or front of a vessel or aircraft.
ahead (defs 4, 5).
directed toward a point in advance; moving ahead; onward:
a forward motion.
being in a condition of advancement; well-advanced:
It was quite forward in the season when we finished our planting.
ready, prompt, or eager.
presumptuous, impertinent, or bold:
a rude, forward child.
situated in the front or forepart:
the forward part of the ship.
of or relating to the future; for the future or forward delivery:
forward buying; a forward price.
lying ahead or to the front:
Take the forward path.
radical or extreme, as persons or opinions:
the forward trend in certain liberal thought.
a player stationed in advance of others on a team.
Football. a lineman.
Basketball. either of two players stationed in the forecourt.
Finance. something bought, as a security, for future delivery.
verb (used with object)
to send forward; transmit, especially to a new address:
to forward a letter.
to advance or help onward; promote:
The training will help to forward your career.
verb (used without object)
to advance or play a mechanism, recording tape, cassette, etc., in the forward direction:
to find a musical selection without forwarding through the whole cassette.
directed or moving ahead
lying or situated in or near the front part of something
presumptuous, pert, or impudent: a forward remark
well developed or advanced, esp in physical, material, or intellectual growth or development: forward ideas
(archaic) (often postpositive) ready, eager, or willing
of or relating to the future or favouring change; progressive
(in combination): forward-looking
(finance) realting to fulfilment at a future date
(NZ) (of an animal) in good condition
an email that has been sent to one recipient and then forwarded to another
(in American football) a lineman
an attacking player in any of various sports, such as soccer, hockey, or basketball
a variant of forwards
(ˈfɔːwəd; nautical history) (ˈfɒrəd). towards the front or bow of an aircraft or ship
into prominence or a position of being subject to public scrutiny; out; forth: the witness came forward
to send forward or pass on to an ultimate destination: the letter was forwarded from a previous address
to advance, help, or promote: to forward one’s career
(bookbinding) to prepare (a book) for the finisher
adverb, Also, forwards (for defs 1, 2) 1. toward or at a place, point, or time in advance; onward; ahead: to move forward; from this day forward; to look forward. 2. toward the front: Let’s move forward so we can hear better. 3. into view or consideration; out; forth: He brought forward several good suggestions. […]
verb (used with object), found, finding. 1. to come upon by chance; meet with: He found a nickel in the street. 2. to locate, attain, or obtain by search or effort: to find an apartment; to find happiness. 3. to locate or recover (something lost or misplaced): I can’t find my blue socks. 4. to […]
verb (used with object) 1. to subject to refraction. 2. to determine the refractive condition of (an eye). verb (transitive) 1. to cause to undergo refraction 2. to measure the refractive capabilities of (the eye, a lens, etc) refract re·fract (rĭ-frākt’) v. re·fract·ed, re·fract·ing, re·fracts To deflect something, especially light, from a straight path by […]