|1.||[ adverb ] at or to or toward the front|
|Synonyms:||forward forrad frontwards forrard frontward|
"he faced forward" "step forward" "she practiced sewing backward as well as frontward on her new sewing machine" (`forrad' and `forrard' are dialectal variations)
|Related terms:||back dialect|
|2.||[ adverb ] in a forward direction|
|Synonyms:||ahead forward forrader onwards onward|
"go ahead" "the train moved ahead slowly" "the boat lurched ahead" "moved onward into the forest" "they went slowly forward in the mud"