Definition of forward :
1. Advanced beyond the usual degree; advanced for season; as, the grass is forward, or forward for the season; we have a forward spring.
2. Alt. of Forwards
3. An agreement; a covenant; a promise.
4. Ardent; eager; earnest; in an ill sense, less reserved or modest than is proper; bold; confident; as, the boy is too forward for his years.
5. Near, or at the fore part; in advance of something else; as, the forward gun in a ship, or the forward ship in a fleet.
6. Ready; prompt; strongly inclined; in an ill sense, overready; to hasty.
7. To help onward; to advance; to promote; to accelerate; to quicken; to hasten; as, to forward the growth of a plant; to forward one in improvement.
8. To send forward; to send toward the place of destination; to transmit; as, to forward a letter.
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aggressive (part of speech: adjective)
intrusive (part of speech: adjective)
ship (part of speech: verb)
introduction (part of speech: noun)
- " Colfax," said Stephen, coming forward, " you're too sick a man to talk. - "The Crisis, Volume 7", Winston Churchill.
- At last they moved forward. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- The Doctor went forward to talk to them. - "The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle", Hugh Lofting.