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Synonyms of forward in English:


  • 1 the traffic moved forward
    ahead, forwards, onward, onwards, on, further
  • 2 the winner stepped forward
    toward the front, out, forth, into view
  • 3 from that day forward
    onward, onwards, on, forth;
    for ever, into eternity;
    until now
  • adjective

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  • 1 in a forward direction
    moving forward, moving forward, moving ahead, onward, advancing, progressing, progressive
    [Antonyms] backward
  • 2 the fortress served as the Austrian army's forward base against the Russians
    front, advance, foremost, head, leading, frontal
    [Antonyms] rear
  • 3 forward planning
    future, forward-looking, for the future, prospective
  • 4 the girls seemed very forward
    bold, brazen, brazen-faced, barefaced, brash, shameless, immodest, audacious, daring, presumptuous, familiar, overfamiliar, pert
    informal fresh
    [Antonyms] shy
  • verb

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  • 1 my mother forwarded me your email
    send on, mail on, redirect, re-address, pass on
  • 2 the goods were forwarded by sea
    send, dispatch, transmit, carry, convey, deliver, ship
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