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1. forward  (noun) 
a position on a basketball team



  Member Meronym:
    basketball team     five


  More Generic:
    position


2. forward  (noun) 
the person who plays the position of forward on a basketball team



  More Specific:
Erving / Julius Erving / Julius Winfield Erving / Dr. J - United States basketball forward (born in 1950)


  More Generic:
    basketball player     basketeer     cager


3. forward  (verb) 
send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit; "forward my mail"

  Also known as: send on


  More Generic:
    transport     send     ship


4. forward  (s) 
moving toward a position ahead; "forward motion"; "the onward course of events"

  Also known as: onward


  Similar:
    advancing


5. forward  (s) 
situated in the front; "the forward section of the aircraft"



  Similar:
    front(a)


6. forward  (adj) 
at or near or directed toward the front; "the forward section of the aircraft"; "a forward plunge down the stairs"; "forward motion"



  See Also:
    fore(a)     progressive


  Similar:
    guardant(ip)     gardant(ip)     full-face     headfirst     headlong


  Opposite of:
    backward


7. forward  (adj) 
of the transmission gear causing forward movement in a motor vehicle; "in a forward gear"



  Similar:
    first     low     second


  Opposite of:
    reverse


8. forward  (adj) 
used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty; "a forward child badly in need of discipline"



  See Also:
    bold


  Similar:
    brash     cheeky     nervy     bumptious     self-assertive     fresh     impertinent     impudent     overbold     smart     saucy     sassy     overfamiliar     assumptive     assuming     presumptuous


  Opposite of:
    backward


9. forward  (s) 
situated at or toward the front; "the fore cabins"; "the forward part of the ship"



  Similar:
    fore(a)


10. forward  (s) 
moving forward

  Also known as: advancing, forward-moving


  Similar:
    progressive


11. forward  (adv/adj) 
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"

  Also known as: ahead, onward, onwards, forwards, forrader


12. forward  (adv/adj) 
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)

  Also known as: forwards, frontward, frontwards, forrad, forrard


  Category:
    dialect / idiom / accent

  Opposite of:
    back     backward     backwards     rearward     rearwards


13. forward  (adv/adj) 
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"

  Also known as: ahead


  Opposite of:
    back     backward     back     backward


14. forward  (adv/adj) 
forward in time or order or degree; "from that time forth"; "from the sixth century onward"

  Also known as: forth, onward


15. forward  (adv/adj) 
near or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane; "the captain went fore (or forward) to check the instruments"

  Also known as: fore


  Opposite of:
    aft     abaft     astern


 

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