forward

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forward is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
forward

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Preposition
forward

(intransitive preposition: traditionally an adverb)

  1. If something goes forward, it moves in the direction of its front, not its back.
  2. If something goes forward, it gets better.
  3. If something goes forward, it moves into the future.

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Adjective[change]

Positive
forward

Comparative
more forward

Superlative
most forward

  1. If someone is forward, they are too friendly when talking to strangers.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
forward

Third-person singular
forwards

Past tense
forwarded

Past participle
forwarded

Present participle
forwarding

  1. (transitive) If you forward a letter, message, etc., you send it.
  2. (transitive) If you forward your career, you make it more successful or better.

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Noun[change]

Singular
forward

Plural
forwards

  1. (sports) A forward is a player whose position plays closer to the other team's end in games like soccer.

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Directions (edit)

north - east - south - west

up - down | forward - backward | left - right