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1. onwards

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

Synonyms

  • forwards
  • ahead
  • onward
  • forrader

Antonyms

  • backward
  • aft
  • regressive
  • back

Etymology

  • -wards (English)
  • on (English)
  • on (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Onwards

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

Example sentences of the word onwards


1. Noun, plural
British banknotes were issued by the Bank of England on behalf of the government from 1694 onwards.

Quotes containing the word onwards


1. From today onwards, I am going to strive for the greatest purity of soul, that the rays of God's grace may be reflected in all their brilliance.
- St. Faustina Kowalska

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