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onward

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adverb on·ward \ˈȯn-wərd, ˈän-\

Simple Definition of onward

  • : to or toward what is ahead in space or time

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of onward

  1. :  toward or at a point lying ahead in space or time :  forward

Examples of onward in a sentence

  1. They have lived in that house from 1983 onward.

  2. <we must continue to move onward, or we will die in this desert>



15th Century

First Known Use of onward

15th century

Variants of onward

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onward

adjective on·ward

Simple Definition of onward

  • : moving toward the future or toward a more advanced state or condition

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of onward

  1. :  directed or moving onward :  forward

1674

First Known Use of onward

1674



ONWARD Defined for Kids

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onward

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adverb on·ward \ˈȯn-wərd, ˈän-\

Definition of onward for Students

  1. :  toward or at a point lying ahead in space or time :  forward <From then onward she trusted him.> <The river flows onward to the coast.>




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onward

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adjective on·ward

Definition of onward for Students

  1. :  directed or moving forward <There's no stopping the onward march of time.>





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