Results for forward

Definitions of forward:

part of speech: adjective

Situated near the front; early in season or preparation; ready; prompt; presumptuous; unreserved; eager; earnest; impertinent.

part of speech: verb transitive

To help forward; quicken or hasten; improve; transmit.

part of speech: adverb


part of speech: interjection


part of speech: verb transitive

To advance; to help onward; to promote; to accelerate; to quicken; to hasten; as, to forward a good design; to forward the growth of a plant; to forward one in improvement: to send forward; to send toward the place of destination; to transmit; as, to forward a letter or despatches: in bookbinding, to prepare for the finisher, as a sewed book, by putting a plain cover on.

part of speech: adverb

Onward; in advance; toward the forepart.

part of speech: adjective

In advance of something else; early in season; too ready; quick; hasty; presumptuous or immodest.

part of speech: noun


part of speech: verb

To help onward; to promote; to quicken or hasten; to transmit.

part of speech: adjective

Near or at the forepart: in advance of something else: ready: too ready: presumptuous: earnest: early ripe.

Usage examples for forward:

  • Well, take hold, Citizen Simon; forward "Marie Antoinette And Her Son", Louise Muhlbach Official
  • I know something about ye from the boy forward "In the Yellow Sea", Henry Frith
  • I hope it was not a forward thing to do. "The Hohenzollerns in America With the Bolsheviks in Berlin and other impossibilities", Stephen Leacock
  • Forward it is, then! "Northern Diamonds", Frank Lillie Pollock
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