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Definition of Onward

Onward

  1. Moving in a forward direction; tending toward a contemplated or desirable end; forward; as, an onward course, progress, etc.
  2. Advanced in a forward direction or toward an end.
  3. Toward a point before or in front; forward; progressively; as, to move onward.

Onward Quotations

Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.
Henry Ford

In America everybody is of the opinion that he has no social superiors, since all men are equal, but he does not admit that he has no social inferiors, for, from the time of Jefferson onward, the doctrine that all men are equal applies only upwards, not downwards.
Bertrand Russell

Marching thus at night, a battalion is doubly impressive. The silent monster is full of restrained power; resolute in its onward sweep, impervious to danger, it looks a menacing engine of destruction, steady to its goal, and certain of its mission.
Patrick MacGill

From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the point that must be reached.
Franz Kafka

It has now become the doctrine of a large clan of politicians that political honesty is unnecessary, slow, subversive of a man's interests, and incompatible with quick onward movement.
Anthony Trollope
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Onward Translations

onward in French is avanten
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