- in the direction that one is facing or travelling; towards the front；in or towards the bow or nose of a ship or aircraft.
- directed or facing towards the front or the direction that one is facing or travelling；positioned near the enemy lines
- an attacking player in football, hockey, or other sports.；agreements to trade specified assets, typically currency, at a specified price at a certain future date.
- send (a letter or email) on to a further destination；dispatch or send (a document or goods)
verb: forward, 3rd person present: forwards, gerund or present participle: forwarding, past tense: forwarded, past participle: forwarded
noun: forward, plural noun: forwards
- 1. in the direction that one is facing or travelling; towards the front he started up the engine and the car moved forward Rory leaned forward over the table 同義詞
- ▪ in or towards the bow or nose of a ship or aircraft.
- ▪ in the normal order or sequence the number was the same backwards as forwards
- 2. onward so as to make progress the signing of the treaty is a big step forward 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ into a position of prominence or notice he is pushing forward a political ally 同義詞
- 3. towards the future; ahead in time looking forward, earnings are expected to hit £7.2 billion 同義詞
- ▪ to an earlier time the special issue has been moved forward to November
- 1. directed or facing towards the front or the direction that one is facing or travelling forward flight the pilot's forward view 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ positioned near the enemy lines troops moved to the forward areas 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ situated in or towards the bow or nose of a ship or aircraft the forward cargo doors the crew's cabin is forward
- ▪ (of a voltage applied to a semiconductor junction) in the direction which allows significant current to flow.
- 2. relating to the future a twelve-month forward forecast 同義詞
- 3. progressing towards a successful conclusion the decision is a forward step
- ▪ further advanced than expected or required an alarmingly forward yet painfully vulnerable child 同義詞 反義詞
- 4. (of a person) bold or overfamiliar in manner I am not usually a forward sort of person 同義詞 反義詞
- 1. an attacking player in football, hockey, or other sports.
- 2. agreements to trade specified assets, typically currency, at a specified price at a certain future date.
- 1. send (a letter or email) on to a further destination my emails were forwarded to a friend I recently received an email forwarded from a friend 同義詞
- ▪ dispatch or send (a document or goods) we will forward the parcels to you anywhere in the world 同義詞
- 2. help to advance (something); promote the scientists are forwarding the development of biotechnology 同義詞