Textual thesaurus for "forward"

(adj) forward-moving, advancing

moving forward

(adv) ahead, forrader, forwards, onward, onwards

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

(adv) frontward, frontwards, forrad, forrard, forwards

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)

(adv) ahead

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

(adv) forth, onward

forward in time or order or degree

from that time forth; from the sixth century onward

(adv) fore

near or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane

the captain went fore (or forward) to check the instruments

(verb) send on

send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit

forward my mail