1. [Adjective]: at or near or directed toward the front; "the forward section of the aircraft"; "a forward plunge down the stairs"; "forward motion"

2. [Adjective]: used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty; "a forward child badly in need of discipline"

3. [Adjective]: of the transmission gear causing forward movement in a motor vehicle; "in a forward gear"

4. [Noun]: a position on a basketball team

5. [Noun]: the person who plays the position of forward on a basketball team

6. [Adverb]: at or to or toward the front; "he faced forward"; "step forward"; "she practiced sewing backward as well as frontward on her new sewing machine"; (`forrad'' and `forrard'' are dialectal variations)

7. [Adverb]: forward in time or order or degree; "from that time forth"; "from the sixth century onward"

8. [Adverb]: in a forward direction; "go ahead"; "the train moved ahead slowly"; "the boat lurched ahead"; "moved onward into the forest"; "they went slowly forward in the mud"

9. [Adverb]: toward the future; forward in time; "I like to look ahead in imagination to what the future may bring"; "I look forward to seeing you"

10. [Adverb]: near or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane; "the captain went fore (or forward) to check the instruments"

11. moving forward

12. situated in the front; "the forward section of the aircraft"

13. situated at or toward the front; "the fore cabins"; "the forward part of the ship"

14. moving toward a position ahead; "forward motion"; "the onward course of events"

15. [Verb]: send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit; "forward my mail"

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