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English adverb: forwards

1. forwards at or to or toward the front


SamplesHe faced forward.
Step forward.
She practiced sewing backward as well as frontward on her new sewing machine.


Synonymsforrad, forrard, forward, frontward, frontwards


Domain usageaccent, dialect, idiom


Antonymsbackward, backwards, rearward, rearwards, back

2. forwards in a forward direction


SamplesGo ahead.
The train moved ahead slowly.
The boat lurched ahead.
Moved onward into the forest.
They went slowly forward in the mud.


Synonymsahead, forrader, forward, onward, onwards









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