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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 Put 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. put

verb. ['ˈpʊt'] put into a certain place or abstract location.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • middle
  • mislay
  • underlay
  • pillow
  • cock
  • prepose
  • pigeonhole
  • perch
  • put down
  • move
  • sow
  • stratify
  • settle
  • set up
  • bed
  • appose
  • repose
  • deposit
  • lean
  • tee up
  • upend
  • lay
  • sit
  • bucket
  • ground
  • space
  • ship
  • set
  • throw
  • step
  • butt
  • glycerolise
  • stick in
  • recline
  • stand
  • thrust
  • shelve
  • plant
  • superimpose
  • load
  • enclose
  • lay over
  • put in
  • glycerolize
  • bottle
  • parallelize
  • superpose
  • park
  • sign
  • imbricate
  • introduce
  • settle down
  • replace
  • ensconce
  • intersperse
  • nestle
  • instal
  • place down
  • postpose
  • arrange
  • displace
  • pile
  • poise
  • dispose
  • trench
  • ladle
  • place upright
  • set down
  • coffin
  • posit
  • barrel
  • cram
  • situate
  • inclose
  • put back
  • pose
  • lose
  • rest
  • position
  • place
  • siphon
  • misplace
  • emplace
  • juxtapose
  • snuggle
  • install
  • clap
  • insert
  • reposition
  • sit down
  • docket
  • seed
  • jar
  • tee
  • seat
  • marshal
  • recess
  • rack up

Antonyms

  • deglycerolize
  • beginning
  • early
  • late

Etymology

  • pute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • putten (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. put

verb. ['ˈpʊt'] cause to be in a certain state; cause to be in a certain relation.

Synonyms

  • modify
  • change
  • put to sleep

Antonyms

  • summerize
  • peripheral
  • terminal
  • end

Etymology

  • pute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • putten (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. put

verb. ['ˈpʊt'] formulate in a particular style or language.

Synonyms

  • articulate
  • word
  • formulate
  • frame
  • phrase
  • redact
  • cast
  • couch

Antonyms

  • unchain
  • dislodge
  • unhook
  • unbelt

Etymology

  • pute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • putten (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. put

verb. ['ˈpʊt'] attribute or give.

Synonyms

  • assign
  • repose
  • utilize
  • employ
  • utilise
  • apply

Antonyms

  • unbutton
  • detach
  • worsen
  • break

Etymology

  • pute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • putten (Middle English (1100-1500))
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