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forward

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2 being at or in the forward part or surface of something

  • the ship's forward deck
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4 having or showing awareness of and preparation for the future

  • she was forward enough to start investing in her retirement fund at the age of 18
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forward

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1 toward or at a point lying in advance in space or time

  • if you keep walking forward, you'll hit that wall
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2 toward a point ahead in space or time

  • from this day forward, our two nations will live in peace and harmony
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forward

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to help the growth or development of

  • their foundation will help forward better relations between young people from those warring nations
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advance, promote, forward, further mean to help (someone or something) to move ahead. advance stresses effective assisting in hastening a process or bringing about a desired end.
    • advance the cause of peace
promote suggests an encouraging or fostering and may denote an increase in status or rank.
    • a campaign to promote better health
forward implies an impetus forcing something ahead.
    • a wage increase would forward productivity
further suggests a removing of obstacles in the way of a desired advance.
    • used the marriage to further his career


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