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1. forward

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

Synonyms

  • frontward
  • forrard
  • forrad
  • frontwards

Antonyms

  • stupid
  • unintelligent
  • styleless
  • manual

Etymology

  • foreward (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • foreweard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Push Forward

  • straightforward
  • shoreward
  • norward
  • dorward

2. forward

adjective. ['ˈfɔrwɝd'] at or near or directed toward the front.

Synonyms

  • progressive
  • full-face
  • fore
  • guardant
  • headfirst
  • gardant

Antonyms

  • regressive
  • backward
  • unacknowledged
  • unaggressive

Etymology

  • foreward (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • foreweard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. forward

adverb. ['ˈfɔrwɝd'] forward in time or order or degree.

Synonyms

  • forth

Antonyms

  • mild
  • old

Etymology

  • foreward (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • foreweard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. forward

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

Synonyms

  • ahead
  • onwards
  • onward
  • forrader

Antonyms

  • unadventurous
  • cowardly
  • gradual
  • inconspicuous

Etymology

  • foreward (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • foreweard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. forward

verb. ['ˈfɔrwɝd'] send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit.

Synonyms

  • send on
  • send
  • ship

Antonyms

  • salty
  • foolish
  • imprudent
  • ill-advised

Etymology

  • foreward (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • foreweard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. forward

adverb. ['ˈfɔrwɝd'] toward the future; forward in time.

Antonyms

  • backward

Etymology

  • foreward (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • foreweard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. push

verb. ['ˈpʊʃ'] move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner".

Synonyms

  • jostle
  • muscle into
  • drive
  • nose
  • force
  • topple
  • squeeze
  • flick
  • tumble
  • repulse
  • push away
  • move
  • obtrude
  • thrust
  • poke at
  • repel
  • jerk
  • shove
  • push back
  • press
  • thrust out
  • tip
  • nudge
  • push up
  • push out
  • jam
  • prod
  • force back
  • beat back
  • displace
  • push aside

Antonyms

  • attract
  • precede
  • advance
  • rush

Etymology

  • pushen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pousser (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

8. push

verb. ['ˈpʊʃ'] press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action.

Synonyms

  • bull
  • nudge
  • labour
  • drive
  • bear on
  • bull through
  • exhort
  • tug
  • urge
  • urge on
  • press

Antonyms

  • gain
  • stand still
  • better
  • please

Etymology

  • pushen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pousser (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

9. push

verb. ['ˈpʊʃ'] make publicity for; try to sell (a product).

Synonyms

  • agitate
  • propagandize
  • praise
  • advertize
  • crusade
  • propagandise
  • promote
  • bill
  • campaign
  • fight
  • plug
  • press

Antonyms

  • descend
  • linger
  • recede
  • ride

Etymology

  • pushen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pousser (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

10. push

noun. ['ˈpʊʃ'] the act of applying force in order to move something away.

Synonyms

  • depression
  • nudge
  • actuation
  • boost
  • propulsion
  • jog
  • pressing
  • shove
  • pressure
  • press

Antonyms

  • conductor
  • unclog
  • unstuff
  • empty

Etymology

  • pushen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pousser (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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