What does onwards mean?

Definitions for onwards

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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. onwards(Adverb)



  1. Onwards

    Onwards is the first studio album from the Norwegian progressive heavy metal band Triosphere. It was released in Norway in 2006 by FaceFront Records and the rest of Europe in 2007 by Plastic Head Distribution. The Japanese label Spiritual Beast released the album in Asia in 2006 and in the United States in 2007.

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'onwards' in Adverbs Frequency: #359


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of onwards in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of onwards in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Nicolas Zanen:

    There's a lot of interest from Chinese buyers for long-term LNG volume, especially for 2020 onwards.

  2. Chairman Crispin Maunder:

    The oil price is creeping up gently, we see it coming back and we have heavy helicopters on order from 2017 onwards.

  3. Deepak Pental:

    Oil and rapeseed meal of transgenic rapeseed have been consumed very extensively from 1996 onwards (outside India), if in spite of all this the material (GM mustard) is not released - that means we have fallen prey to whims and fancies of extreme ideologues.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    I always like to live in the Present, and think about the dreams of the Future. In my view, that's far better than dwelling in the Past. Life is too short to worry about the things from the past that are already over and done with. So let go the Past, and move ahead, onwards and forward, embracing the amazing beauty of life.

  5. Eileen Caddy:

    Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.

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