What does onward mean?

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ˈɒn wərd, ˈɔn-on·ward

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. forth, forward, onwardadverb

    forward in time or order or degree

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

  2. ahead, onward, onwards, forward, forwards, forraderadverb

    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. onwardadverb

    In a forward direction.

    Onward Christian soldiers, marching as to war...

  2. onwardadjective

    Moving forward.

    There was an onward rush as the gates opened

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Onwardadverb

    Etymology: ondweard , Saxon.

    My lord,
    When you went onward on this ended action,
    I look’d upon her with a soldier’s eye. William Shakespeare.

    Satan was now at hand, and from his seat
    The monster moving onward came as fast,
    With horrid strides. John Milton, Par. Lost, b. ii.

    Him thro’ the spicy forest onward come
    Adam discern’d, as in the door he sat
    Of his cool bow’r. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. v.

    Not one looks backward, onward still he goes,
    Yet ne’er looks forward farther than his nose. Alexander Pope.

    Philoxenus came to see how onward the fruits were of his friends labour. Philip Sidney.

    You are already so far onward of your way, that you have forsaken the imitation of ordinary converse. Dryden.

    A little onward lend thy guiding hand
    To these dark steps, a little farther on. John Milton.

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.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. onward

    Toward the point before or in front; forward; as, to move onward.

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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

Examples of onward in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    On the wedding day, the bride is always on cloud nine because she knows that from this day onward the groom will be dancing only to the tune of her blown musical rhyme.

  2. Edward McFadden:

    Regarding the Father Ernest Paone case, the man lived in California and Nevada from the mid-1960s onward and was not in the Pittsburgh Diocese when Donald Wuerl arrived. Donald Wuerl knew of no claims against Father Ernest Paone until July 25, 1994, and then acted promptly to notify others out of state of an allegation after Donald Wuerl received it.

  3. Lila Rose:

    Having the ultrasound on the fridge, baby pictures from the womb onward, is extremely compelling for millennials and shows the humanity of the child from the beginning.

  4. Henry Ford:

    Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and griefs which we endure help us in our marching onward.

  5. Warren G. Harding:

    Our supreme task is the resumption of our onward, normal way.

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