Definitions for onwards

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word onwards

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"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. onwards(adverb)ˈɑɑnwɚdz

    continuing from a particular time, date, etc.

    from the 1940s onward

  2. onwardsˈɑɑnwɚdz

    continuing in a forward direction

    You can stop to rest or travel onward to the next site.


  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


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