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1onward

adverb on·ward \ˈn-wərd, ˈän-\

: to or toward what is ahead in space or time

Full Definition of ONWARD

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

Variants of ONWARD

on·ward also on·wards \-wərdz\
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Examples of ONWARD

  1. They have lived in that house from 1983 onward.
  2. <we must continue to move onward, or we will die in this desert>

First Known Use of ONWARD

15th century

Related to ONWARD

Synonyms
ahead, forth, forward, on

2onward

adjective

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

Full Definition of ONWARD

:  directed or moving onward :  forward

First Known Use of ONWARD

1674
ONWARDS Defined for Kids

1onward

adverb on·ward \ˈn-wərd, ˈän-\

Definition of ONWARD for Kids

:  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.>

2onward

adjective

Definition of ONWARD for Kids

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

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