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1. forwards

adverb. ['ˈfɔrwɝdz'] in a forward direction.

Synonyms

  • ahead
  • onwards
  • onward
  • forrader

Antonyms

  • aft
  • regressive
  • back
  • down

Etymology

  • -s (English)
  • -es (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • forward (English)
  • foreward (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Forwards

  • afterwards
  • backwards
  • barnards
  • bastards
  • bethards
  • billiards
  • biohazards
  • blackbirds
  • blanchards
  • blizzards
  • bradfords
  • buzzards
  • buzzwords
  • carryforwards
  • collards
  • cowards
  • cruthirds
  • cupboards
  • downwards
  • drunkards

Sentences with forwards


1. Noun, plural
Have the forwards roll the ball to each other while the defenders try to steal it.

2. Verb, base form
Your officer then verifies your LES and forwards the application to the unit commander.

3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
The family forwards it to the PHA.

Quotes about forwards


1. Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
- Soren Kierkegaard

2. Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
- Søren Kierkegaard

3. Hermione launched herself forwards and started punching every inch of him that she could reach.'Ouch — ow — gerroff! What the — ? Hermione — OW!'“You — complete — arse — Ronald — Weasley!”She punctuated every word with a blow: Ron backed away, shielding his head as Hermione advanced.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

2. forwards

adverb. ['ˈfɔrwɝdz'] at or to or toward the front; (forrad' andforrard' are dialectal variations).

Synonyms

  • frontward
  • forrard
  • forrad
  • frontwards

Antonyms

  • transposed
  • rearward
  • receding
  • cacuminal

Etymology

  • -s (English)
  • -es (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • forward (English)
  • foreward (Middle English (1100-1500))
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