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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Forward  \For"ward\,  Forwards  \For"wards\,  adv  [AS.  forweard, 
  foreweard;  for  fore  +  -weardes;  akin  to  G.  vorw["a]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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Forwards  \For"wards\,  adv 
  Same  as  {Forward}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  forwards 
  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:  {forward},  {frontward}, 
  {frontwards},  {forrad},  {forrard}]  [ant:  {back}] 
  2:  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},  {forward},  {forrader}] 




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