Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun forward

2 senses of forward

Sense 1
forward -- (the person who plays the position of forward in certain games, such as basketball, soccer, or hockey)
       => basketball player, basketeer, cager -- (an athlete who plays basketball)

Sense 2
forward -- (a position on a basketball, soccer, or hockey team)
       => position -- ((in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player; "what position does he play?")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb forward

1 sense of forward

Sense 1
forward, send on -- (send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit; "forward my mail")
       => transport, send, ship -- (transport commercially)

Synonyms of adv forwards

2 senses of forwards

Sense 1
forward, forwards, frontward, frontwards, forrad, forrard -- (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))

Sense 2
ahead, onward, onwards, forward, forwards, forrader -- (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")

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