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Toward the front; in the direction that one is facing or traveling,
  1. Directed or facing toward the front or the direction that one is facing or traveling
    • - forward flight
    • - the pilot's forward view
  2. Positioned near the enemy lines
    • - troops moved to the forward areas
  3. (in sports) Moving toward the opponents' goal
    • - a forward pass
  4. In, near, or toward the bow or nose of a ship or aircraft

  5. Moving or tending onwards to a successful conclusion
    • - the decision is a forward step
  6. (of a voltage applied to a semiconductor junction) In the direction that allows significant current to flow

  7. Relating to or concerned with the future
    • - forward planning
  8. (of a person) Bold or familiar in manner, esp. in a presumptuous way

  9. Developing or acting earlier than expected or required; advanced or precocious
    • - an alarmingly forward yet painfully vulnerable child
  10. (of a plant or crop) Well advanced or early

  11. Progressing toward or approaching maturity or completion

  1. Send (a letter or e-mail) on to a further destination
    • - a forwarding address
  2. Hand over or send (an official document)
    • - their final report was forwarded to the Commanding Officer
  3. Dispatch (goods)
    • - a freight forwarding company
  4. Help to advance (something); promote
    • - the scientists are forwarding the development of biotechnology
  1. An attacking player in basketball, hockey, or other sports

  2. An offensive or defensive lineman

  1. Toward the front; in the direction that one is facing or traveling
    • - he started up the engine and the car moved forward
    • - Lori leaned forward over the table
  2. In, near, or toward the bow or nose of a ship or aircraft

  3. In the normal order or sequence
    • - the number was the same backward as forward
  4. Onward so as to make progress; toward a successful conclusion
    • - there's no way forward for the relationship
  5. Into a position of prominence or notice
    • - he is pushing forward a political ally
  6. Toward the future; ahead in time
    • - from that day forward, the assembly was at odds with us
  7. To an earlier time
    • - the special issue has been moved forward to winter

  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)
  2. at or near or directed toward the front; "the forward section of the aircraft"; "a forward plunge down the stairs"; "forward motion"
  3. the person who plays the position of forward in certain games, such as basketball, soccer, or hockey
  4. send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit; "forward my mail"
  5. forth: forward in time or order or degree; "from that time forth"; "from the sixth century onward"
  6. used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty; "a forward child badly in need of discipline"
  7. Email forwarding generically refers to the operation of re-sending an email message delivered to one email address on to a possibly different email address. The term forwarding has no specific technical meaningIn section 3.9.2 List of RFC 5321, the term forwarding is used ambiguously. ...
  8. Forward! is a collection of science fiction stories by Gordon R. Dickson. It was first published by Baen Books in 1985 and was edited by Sandra Miesel. Most of the stories originally appeared in the magazines Galaxy Science Fiction, Other Worlds, Fantasy and Science Fiction and Orbit.
  9. Fore, foreward (and often written "for'ard") – Towards the bow (of the vessel).
  10. Forwards, also known as attackers and strikers, are the players on a team in association football who play nearest to the opposing team's goal, and are therefore principally responsible for scoring goals. ...
  11. Forward is the debut album of singer Ayla Brown, which was released on October 17, 2006.
  12. The three basketball positions normally employed by organized basketball teams are guard, forward, and center. More specifically, they can be classified into the five positions: point guard, shooting guard, small forward, power forward, and center. ...
  13. Agreement; covenant; To send (something received) to a third party; Towards the front or at the front; Without customary restraint; Expected in the future; Towards the front or from the front; In the usual direction of travel; Into the future
  14. (Forwards) The buying and selling of underlying assets such as commodities and financial securities at a specified future date at a fixed price.
  15. (Forwards) A forward is a commodity bought and sold for delivery at some specific time in the future. It is differentiated from futures by the fact that a forward contract is customized, non-exchange traded, and a non-regulated hedging mechanism.
  16. (Forwards) the group of players normally numbered 1 through 8 who bind together into scrums, lineup for lineouts, and commit themselves to most rucks and mauls.
  17. (forwards) the three players who make up the attacking line or forward line of a team - the center and the right and left wings.
  18. (FORWARDS) Offensive players. Shooters. Fast, skilled dribblers, who can shoot or pass while on the run. Teams may consist of wing forwards, center forwards, inside forwards, and strikers.
  19. (Forwards) Allows multiple external delivery targets (external mailboxes, or email addresses not associated with this hosting account) to receive a copy of the same incoming email message. For more information, see To configure external forwards for a mailbox.
  20. (Forwards) In email marketing, this is a metric that tells you how many people forwarded your email to another person.
  21. (Forwards) Matthew Blinkhorn, John Murphy, Keigan Parker, Sean Paterson, Matt Shaw, Scott Vernon. (L) = Loan
  22. (Forwards) Players positioned ahead of teammates whose main job is to score the goals.
  23. (Forwards) Positions 1 thru 8 in the diagram above. Their primary role is to take possession of the ball and get it to the Backs. Strength and defensive strategies are important to the Forwards.
  24. (Forwards) Similar to a futures, a forward contract - or forward - is an over-the-counter derivative. In its simplest form, it is a trade that is agreed to at one point in time, but will take place at some later time. ...
  25. (Forwards) Sometimes compared to linemen in American football.  Forwards are always involved in the scrums, and usually an important part of rucks.  Forwards also usually do more tackling than backs.  Unlike football, however, most forwards get to carry the ball at least a few times a match. ...