Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Moving or tending forward.
  • adv. In a direction or toward a position that is ahead in space or time; forward.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Moving forward.
  • adv. In a forward direction.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Moving in a forward direction; tending toward a contemplated or desirable end; forward
  • adj. Advanced in a forward direction or toward an end.
  • adv. Toward a point before or in front; forward; progressively.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • By or in advance; forward; on; toward the front or a point ahead; ahead: as, to move onward, literally or figuratively.
  • Forward; continuously on.
  • Forth; forward in time.
  • Synonyms Forward, Onward. See forward.
  • Advancing; moving on or forward.
  • Forward; forwarding: said of progress or advancement.
  • Advanced as regards progress or improvement; forward.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a forward direction
  • adv. forward in time or order or degree

Etymologies

on +‎ -ward (Wiktionary)

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