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Forward

Pronunciation of Forward
/fˈɔːwəd/, /fˈɔːwəd/, /f_ˈɔː_w_ə_d/

Antonyms for forward:

oppose, meek, reverse, backward, thwart, shy, obstruct, back.

Synonyms for forward:

Sense 3

withdrawal, directly, advancement, across, reversion, rebound, pert, Toward, Into, enthusiastic.

Sense 4

consign, retirement, insolent, audacious, in.

Sense 5

march, From, retreat, advance, pull.

Sense 6

up.

Sense 7

withdraw.

Sense 9

around, address, retire.

Sense 12

draw.

away

hence.

brazen

brassy, shameless.

debonair

jaunty.

forward

on.

gifted

precocious.

impertinent

bold, impertinent.

impudent

impudent, brazen, wise.

in front

advanced.

officious

busy.

shameless

unblushing.

uncontrollable

unruly.

advancing, early (adjective)

forth, ahead, onward, precocious, in advance, progressive, forward-looking.

adventurous (adjective)

daring.

aggressive (adjective)

combative, hostile, pushy, pushing, warlike, domineering, aggressive, determined, assertive, militant, offensive, belligerent, truculent, bellicose.

brave (adjective)

bold.

courageous (adjective)

brave.

curious (adjective)

inquisitive.

different (adjective)

unusual.

disobedient (adjective)

unruly.

disrespectful (adjective)

saucy.

friendly (adjective)

Familiar.

in front, first (adjective)

anterior, fore, front, advance.

insolent (adjective)

contumelious.

intrusive (adjective)

meddlesome, intrusive, invasive, officious, nosy, interfering, obtrusive, prying, pushy.

lively (adjective)

jaunty.

nervy (adjective)

nervy.

preceding (adjective)

preliminary.

self-confident (adjective)

presumptuous.

forth (adverb)

forth.

toward the front in order, time (adverb)

before, previous, on, along, beforehand.

Sense 2 (noun)

after, along, around, about.

Sense 3 (noun)

insolent, contumelious, snippy, pert, Into, direct, oncoming, overconfident, across, Snippety, uppity, uppish, brazen, smart-alecky, up, bold, Presuming, Malapert, Familiar, wise, audacious, brassy, boldfaced.

Sense 4 (noun)

advanced, advance, nurture, precocious, help, promote, foster.

Sense 8 (noun)

dispatch, send.

introduction (noun)

opening, introduction, preface, prelude, preamble, prologue, overture.

approaching (preposition)

Toward.

motion (verb)

send on.

send, ship (verb)

consign, address, transmit, remit, dispatch, transport.

ship (verb)

convey, carry, transfer, transport, ship, truck, haul.

Usage examples for forward:

  • He took a step forward again, but it was only a little one, and, to tell the truth, he stepped back again immediately. - "Growth of the Soil", Knut Hamsun.
  • Locke started forward, but they were gone. - "The Master Mystery", Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey.
  • She came forward a few steps, then she stopped short again. - "Old Kensington", Miss Thackeray.

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