Definition of FORWARD

  1. (verb)send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit
  2. (noun)the person who plays the position of forward in certain games, such as basketball, soccer, or hockey
  3. (noun)a position on a basketball, soccer, or hockey team
  4. (adj)at or near or directed toward the front
  5. (adj)used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty
  6. (adj)of the transmission gear causing forward movement in a motor vehicle
  7. (adj)moving forward
  8. (adv)at or to or toward the front; forward
  9. (adv)forward in time or order or degree
  10. (adv)toward the future; forward in time
  11. (adv)in a forward direction
  12. (adv)near or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane