- adj. 向前的；早的；迅速的
- adv. 向前地；向将来
- vt. 促进；转寄；运送
- n. 前锋
- n. (Forward)人名；(英)福沃德
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for-, 在前，词源同fore. -ward, 向，词源同toward.
- forward: see forth
- forward (adv.)
- Old English forewearde "toward the front, in front; toward the future; at the beginning;" see fore + -ward. Adjectival sense of "early" is from 1520s; that of "presumptuous" is attested from 1560s. The Old English adjective meant "inclined to the front; early; former."
- forward (v.)
- 1590s, "to help push forward," from forward (adv.). Meaning "to send (a letter, etc.) on to another destination" is from 1757; later of e-mail. Related: Forwarded; forwarding.
- forward (n.)
- Old English foreweard, "the fore or front part" of something, "outpost; scout;" see forward (adv.). The position in football so called since 1879.
- 1. The car passed over the body twice, once backward and then forward.
- 2. She walked forward and embraced him and stroked his tousled white hair.
- 3. The one thing I look forward to is going punting in Cambridge.
- 4. Sarah came forward with a tight and angry face.
- 5. I left a sergeant in command and rode forward to reconnoitre.
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