|Noun||1.||forward - the person who plays the position of forward on a basketball team|
|2.||forward - a position on a basketball team|
|Verb||1.||forward - send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit; "forward my mail"|
|Adj.||1.||forward - at or near or directed toward the front; "the forward section of the aircraft"; "a forward plunge down the stairs"; "forward motion"|Antonyms: backward
- directed or facing toward the back or rear; "a backward view"
|2.||forward - moving toward a position ahead; "forward motion"; "the onward course of events"|
|3.||forward - used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty; "a forward child badly in need of discipline"|Antonyms: backward
- (used of temperament or behavior) marked by a retiring nature; "a backward lover"
|4.||forward - of the transmission gear causing forward movement in a motor vehicle; "in a forward gear"|Antonyms: reverse
- of the transmission gear causing backward movement in a motor vehicle; "in reverse gear"
|5.||forward - moving forward|
|6.||forward - situated at or toward the front; "the fore cabins"; "the forward part of the ship"|
|7.||forward - situated in the front; "the forward section of the aircraft"|
|Adv.||1.||forward - 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)|
|2.||forward - forward in time or order or degree; "from that time forth"; "from the sixth century onward"|
|3.||forward - 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"|Antonyms: backward
- in or to or toward a past time; "set the clocks back an hour"; "never look back"; "lovers of the past looking fondly backward"
|4.||forward - 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"|
|5.||forward - near or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane; "the captain went fore (or forward) to check the instruments"|