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the person who plays the position of forward in certain games, such as basketball, soccer, or hockey

a position on a basketball, soccer, or hockey team

send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit

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at or near or directed toward the front

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used of temperament or behavior

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of the transmission gear causing forward movement in a motor vehicle

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moving forward

forward in time or order or degree

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toward the future

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in a forward direction

near or toward the bow of a ship or cockpit of a plane

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References in classic literature ?
A small brass cannon stood on the forward deck of the Tankadere, for making signals in the fogs.
With a generous impulse he caught up the child in his arms, rushed forward, regardless of Indian shaft or rifle, and placed it in safety upon her bosom.
The nigger caught it up and carried it forward to the captain.
It was a gallant sight to see that old warrior, Infadoos, as cool as though he were on parade, shouting out orders, taunts, and even jests, to keep up the spirit of his few remaining men, and then, as each charge rolled on, stepping forward to wherever the fighting was thickest, to bear his share in its repulse.
He was looking forward eagerly to taking the tickets.
But the crowd were gathered most of all around a ring where the wrestling was going forward, and thither Sir Richard and his men turned their steps.
And the latter- unconscious that he was being reflected in the hussar officer as in a looking glass- started, moved forward, and answered: "Highly satisfied, your excellency
The instant that its entire length was within the black aperture it sprang forward with the speed of a rifle ball.
The obedient creature at once walked forward, rocking from side to side as he raised his feet from the ground.
Pipt, ran forward and threw herself into her husband's outstretched arms.
A company of uniformed blacks stepped quickly forward and pushing past the three, surrounded the ape-man and his captive.
Tarzan, still on his hands and knees just inside the entrance, was taken unaware with the result that he was sprawled forward upon his face and dragged a hundred yards across the rocky ground before Numa was brought to a stand.
The long line of savages advanced a few steps more, their spears poised above their heads, their half-naked forms showing more distinctly as they peered forward through the grey gloom, savage and ferocious.
The snow covered his eyes and the wind seemed intent on stopping him, but bending forward and constantly lapping his coat over and pushing it between himself and the cold harness pad which prevented him from sitting properly, he kept urging the horse on.
Gogoomy made no reply, but, apparently shifting weight, he slid one foot forward.