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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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