Associations to the word «Forward»


FORWARD, noun. (dialectal or obsolete) Agreement; covenant.
FORWARD, adjective. Toward the front or at the front.
FORWARD, adjective. Without customary restraint or modesty.
FORWARD, adjective. (finance) Expected in the future.
FORWARD, adjective. Ready; prompt; strongly inclined; in a bad sense, overready or hasty.
FORWARD, adjective. Advanced beyond the usual degree; advanced for the season.
FORWARD, adverb. Towards the front or from the front.
FORWARD, adverb. In the usual direction of travel.
FORWARD, adverb. Into the future.
FORWARD, verb. (transitive) To advance, promote.
FORWARD, verb. (transitive) To send (a letter, email etc.) to a third party.
FORWARD, noun. (rugby) one of the eight players (comprising two props, one hooker, two locks, two flankers and one number eight, collectively known as the pack) whose primary task is to gain and maintain possession of the ball (compare back).
FORWARD, noun. (soccer) A player on a team in football (soccer) in the row nearest to the opposing team's goal, who are therefore principally responsible for scoring goals.
FORWARD, noun. (ice hockey) An umbrella term for a centre or winger in ice hockey.
FORWARD, noun. (basketball) The small forward or power forward position; two frontcourt positions that are taller than guards but shorter than centers.
FORWARD, noun. (nautical) The front part of a vessel.
FORWARD, noun. (Internet) An e-mail message that is forwarded to another recipient or recipients; an electronic chain letter.
FORWARD, noun. Common misconstruction of foreword
FORWARD COMPATIBILITY, noun. (software) Capability of interoperating with anticipated future systems.
FORWARD COMPATIBLE, adjective. (software) Capable of interoperating with anticipated future systems.
FORWARD DIVE, noun. (diving) A dive in which the diver faces the water while taking off, and lands facing forward.
FORWARD GENETIC, adjective. Attributive form of forward genetics
FORWARD GENETICS, noun. The practice of finding genes corresponding to known phenotypes.
FORWARD LINE, noun. (military) The soldiers in the furthest forward position in an army.
FORWARD LINE, noun. (Gaelic football) (Australian rules football) Collectively, the three full forwards
FORWARD LINE, noun. (soccer) Collectively, the attackers
FORWARD LINK, noun. (telecommunications) In radio communications, the link from a fixed location (e.g., a base station) to a mobile user. If the link includes a communications relay satellite, the forward link will consist of both an uplink (base station to satellite) and a downlink (satellite to mobile user).
FORWARD PASS, noun. (rugby and American football) A pass in the forward direction, advancing toward the goal, generally illegal except in American football, once per play, from behind the line of scrimmage.
FORWARD PASSES, noun. Plural of forward pass
FORWARD PROXY, noun. (Internet) A proxy where the client server names the target server to connect to.
FORWARD REASONING, noun. (philosophy) (logic) In artificial intelligence, modus ponens.
FORWARD ROLL, noun. (gymnastics) A movement in which one's body is rolled forward, by putting the head on the ground and swinging the legs over the head.
FORWARD ROLLS, noun. Plural of forward roll
FORWARD SLASH, noun. (computing) A slash (the '/' symbol), in contradistinction to a backslash.
FORWARD SLASHES, noun. Plural of forward slash
FORWARD TRANSFER FUNCTION, noun. The transfer function of the forward path of a control system
FORWARD TRANSFER FUNCTIONS, noun. Plural of forward transfer function

Dictionary definition

FORWARD, noun. The person who plays the position of forward in certain games, such as basketball, soccer, or hockey.
FORWARD, noun. A position on a basketball, soccer, or hockey team.
FORWARD, verb. Send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit; "forward my mail".
FORWARD, adverb. 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).
FORWARD, adverb. Forward in time or order or degree; "from that time forth"; "from the sixth century onward".
FORWARD, adverb. 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".
FORWARD, adverb. 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".
FORWARD, adverb. Near or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane; "the captain went fore (or forward) to check the instruments".
FORWARD, adjective. At or near or directed toward the front; "the forward section of the aircraft"; "a forward plunge down the stairs"; "forward motion".
FORWARD, adjective. Used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty; "a forward child badly in need of discipline".
FORWARD, adjective. Of the transmission gear causing forward movement in a motor vehicle; "in a forward gear".
FORWARD, adjective. Moving forward.

Wise words

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