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Definition of Forward


  1. An agreement; a covenant; a promise.
  2. Alt. of Forwards
  3. Near, or at the fore part; in advance of something else; as, the forward gun in a ship, or the forward ship in a fleet.
  4. Ready; prompt; strongly inclined; in an ill sense, overready; to hasty.
  5. Ardent; eager; earnest; in an ill sense, less reserved or modest than is proper; bold; confident; as, the boy is too forward for his years.
  6. Advanced beyond the usual degree; advanced for season; as, the grass is forward, or forward for the season; we have a forward spring.
  7. To help onward; to advance; to promote; to accelerate; to quicken; to hasten; as, to forward the growth of a plant; to forward one in improvement.
  8. To send forward; to send toward the place of destination; to transmit; as, to forward a letter.
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Forward Translations

forward in Dutch is voorspeler, aanvaller
forward in French is acheminent, acheminer, avanten, acheminons
forward in Italian is anteriore, spedire
forward in Latin is porro, prorsus, protinus
forward in Norwegian is forrest, fremmelig, videresende, fremover
forward in Portuguese is para diante
forward in Spanish is delantero