Forward in a sentence as a noun

I'm looking forward to Aaron's lawyers' response to this statement.

Going forward, they will no longer do so. Instead you'll have to download and install the XQuartz binary separately.

At best, it'll help you move forward as a company without having these sorts of problems lurking about in the shadows.

That will not always be the case, and I do not look forward to the day when our own brutality is visited upon us.

Forward in a sentence as a verb

In the end they found themselves in a situation where they had to have search and rescue pull them out -- going forward or back wasn't an option.

May she find a powerful new outlet for those talents as she moves forward, even in a difficult environment.

At those places, from your screening interview forward, you are only evaluated by someone on the business side of things.

A decent amount of history looks like people trying to force their culture, their nationality, and their genes forward through history.

Forward in a sentence as an adjective

I not only appreciate what they are trying to do moving forward, but also the entirely good natured, reasonable tone of the whole message.

But every drug or device or surgery needs someone to be first, and a few brave risk takers could both benefit their own health and push humanity forward.

I look forward to following your pending class-action lawsuit for violation of US federal wiretapping laws.

Nobody can make any real forward progress until very serious quotas and throttling are put in place in every single service.- monitoring and QA are the same thing.

Forward in a sentence as an adverb

I learned to make decisions in the absence of firm information, knowing that I may be wrong but that I can't make any forward progress without trying something out that is almost certainly wrong.

Then, from that point forward, let's have a real business-to-business relationship as opposed to a totalitarian-government-to-insignificant-ant relationship.

Yet, while doing just that and limiting his ruling to the particular facts before him, Judge Alsup has provided a definitive and logically compelling approach to how such issues are to be decided where they concern APIs and copyright and such reasoning is, in my view, destined to be widely applied throughout the court system going forward.

Forward definitions


the person who plays the position of forward in certain games, such as basketball, soccer, or hockey


a position on a basketball, soccer, or hockey team


send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit; "forward my mail"


at or near or directed toward the front; "the forward section of the aircraft"; "a forward plunge down the stairs"; "forward motion"


used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty; "a forward child badly in need of discipline"


of the transmission gear causing forward movement in a motor vehicle; "in a forward gear"


moving forward

See also: advancing forward-moving


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)

See also: forwards frontward frontwards forrad forrard


forward in time or order or degree; "from that time forth"; "from the sixth century onward"

See also: forth onward


toward the future; forward in time; "I like to look ahead in imagination to what the future may bring"; "I look forward to seeing you"

See also: ahead


in a forward direction; "go ahead"; "the train moved ahead slowly"; "the boat lurched ahead"; "moved onward into the forest"; "they went slowly forward in the mud"

See also: ahead onward onwards forwards forrader


near or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane; "the captain went fore (or forward) to check the instruments"

See also: fore