American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adv. Variant of forward.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See forward.
- adv. Toward the front.
- adv. In a progressive direction.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of forward.
- n. Plural form of forward.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. Same as forward.
- adv. in a forward direction
- adv. at or to or toward the front
- See forward (noun) (Wiktionary)
“He is to skip three times while repeating thrice the following sentence, and after repeating three times forwards and backwards: thus (_forwards_) -- 'Fear and dread shall fall upon them by the greatness of thine arm; they shall be as still as a stone'; thus (_backwards_) -- 'Still as a stone may they be; by the greatness of thine arm may fear and dread fall on them'; he then is to say to his neighbour three times, 'Peace be unto you,' and the neighbour is to respond three times, 'Unto you be peace.”
“(For sensation and motion are exercised in the direction which we term forwards, and it is on this very relation that the distinction of before and behind is founded.)”
“THE GOOD NEWS: Most of this roster returns next year, save a couple of replaceable parts in forwards Kyle Marks and Derrick O'Neil.”
“Janna Silverstein forwards news that one venerable Seattle-area independent bookstore is closing, and another is going to have to leave its current location.”
“When the rules were first introduced, the understanding was that the rules limit banks from building their long positions in forwards, which means that exporters and offshore players won't be able to sell as many dollar-forwards as they intended to," Samsung Futures analyst Jeon Seung-ji said.”
“The market for defensemen and forwards is always strong and predictable and the goaltending market is always in a state of flux.”
“The only plausible path to a return would be if the Heat strikes out in its bid for one of the low-post free-agent power forwards from the pool of Chris Bosh, Amare Stoudemire and Carlos Boozer.”
“Castrogiovanni was off after five minutes and Cole was pitched into the cauldron at Welford Road against those mighty forwards from the Massif Central.”
“Geez-Louise, guest -- "bent over forwards" is about as benign of a sexual innuendo as they come.”
“Perhaps she will put her name forwards for election if she likes it there.”
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