What does onward mean?

Definitions for onwardˈɒn wərd, ˈɔn-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word onward.

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"

Wiktionary

  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

Freebase

  1. Onward

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Onward

    on′ward, adj. going on: advancing: advanced.—adv. (also On′wards) toward a point on or in front: forward.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of onward in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of onward in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Elizabeth Harrison:

    Those who are lifting the world upward and onward are those who encourage more than criticize.

  2. Nathaniel Hawthorne:

    The world owes all its onward impulses to men ill at ease. The happy man inevitably confines himself within ancient limits.

  3. Victoria Nuland:

    A number of the things that the Ukrainians requested are not readily available unless the U.S. were to license onward export.

  4. Chuck Carlson:

    You had marquee names with pretty good earnings, i'd love to say we're onward and upward from here but I don't think things work that way.

  5. Chuck Carlson:

    The market was overdue for a bounce. Perhaps we're getting that now, i'd love to say we're onward and upward from here but I don't think things work that way.

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