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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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I saw the latter take a step forward, and interposed.
The red-haired man gave a yawp of exultation and stood staggering, and as it seemed to me in serious danger of either going backwards down the companion hatchway or forwards upon his victim.
Lurching suddenly forward and dropping to his knees, he fired an angry shot at the persistent woods.
The command went painfully forward until an open space interposed between them and the lurid lines.
Suddenly the lioness gave vent to another little whine, at which Tarzan's lion voiced a terrific roar and leaped forward straight toward the beast of the black mane.
Cautiously the two beasts moved forward toward the listening post of the Germans.
The natural and customary thing to do is to send forward a line of skirmishers.
But firing is infectious - and see how rapidly he moves, with never a pause except as he whirls his horse about to take a new direction, never directly backward toward us, never directly forward toward his executioners.
In the meantime, his two men, as was the wont of visiting sailors, had gone forward into the forecastle to do some visiting themselves.
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 shapely figure of the fair-haired soldier, with his clear blue eyes, stepped forward from the ranks, went up to the commander in chief, and presented arms.
"Glad it's a typhoon from the south, for it will carry us forward."
The captain shouted to the steersman on the forward log:
I confess I was often tempted, while they were passing backwards and forwards on my body, to seize forty or fifty of the first that came in my reach, and dash them against the ground.
We have arranged that she shall regularly forward her address (at the post-office) to her friends, as we move about from place to place.