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Adjective
Positioned at or near the front
“The next three weeks were testing ones for the 7th Battalion, holding a forward position near the Bois de Bavent.”
Adjective
Onward so as to move ahead or to make progress
“According to one model, the forward movement is driven randomly by thermal energy.”
Adjective
(of a person) Informal or intimate to an inappropriate degree
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“A few minutes later, a guy came up and sat down at my table, which seemed very forward of him.”
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Relating to the future
“I'll be meeting with my accountant for some forward financial planning.”
Adjective
Advanced beyond the usual degree
“We appear to have a forward winter this year.”
Adjective
Being advanced in development
“The citizenry's attitude toward various social issues was very forward for its time.”
Adjective
Having knowledge or awareness of future events
“It pays to be prudent and forward in one's planning for the future.”
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Boldly self-assured
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Direct, outspoken and not evasive
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Serving as a means of pursuing an aim or policy
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Having an interest in the future, and planning for it
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Elegant and cultured in appearance, manner, or taste
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Endowed with special, above-average, abilities
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Being farther along in development or quality
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Existing or coming before in time or order
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Participating or engaged in a positive or spontaneous way
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Performed or supplied at an initial stage
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Unwilling to be taught or instructed
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Having or expressing a lively, cheerful, and self-confident manner
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Happening or done before the normal or expected time
Adverb
Into a position of prominence or notice
“Police have asked for witnesses to come forward.”
Adverb
In the direction that one is facing or traveling
“Irritated, she ran forward and stood in front of him, causing him to stop abruptly.”
Adverb
Into the future (in perpetuity)
“I will never neglect your advice from this day forward.”
Adverb
In the front
Adverb
(archaic, of a length of time) In the future, from this time
Verb
To foster the growth or development of
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“Dangerfield was into comedy for the long haul, looking not only to forward his own career, but those of other talented people as well.”
Verb
To dispatch or send (a document or goods)
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Forward the package to the address that has been provided.”
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To send (a letter or email) on to a further destination
“I will forward that email to you right after this meeting.”
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Send again, send back, send on
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To present for consideration
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To make something less tight
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To stir up or provoke to action
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Assist someone or comply with their requests
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(contribute to) To cause or help bring about
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To apply external pressure on so as to force out the (liquid) contents of
Noun
Player in sports
Noun
Repost, forward
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