Definitions for onwardˈɒn wərd, ˈɔn-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

on•wardˈɒn wərd, ˈɔn-(adv.)on′wards.

  1. toward a point ahead or in front.

  2. at a position or point in advance.

  3. (adj.)directed or moving onward; forward.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. forth, forward, onward(adverb)

    forward in time or order or degree

    "from that time forth"; "from the sixth century onward"

  2. ahead, onward, onwards, forward, forwards, forrader(adverb)

    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"


  1. onward(Adverb)

    In a forward direction.

    Onward Christian soldiers, marching as to war...

  2. onward(Adjective)

    Moving forward.

    There was an onward rush as the gates opened


  1. Onward

    Onward is a town in Tipton Township, Cass County, Indiana, United States. The population was 100 at the 2010 census.

Anagrams of onward

  1. draw on


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