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. Lewis Hamilton:

    We need to try to keep on a roll if possible, onwards and upwards, hopefully.

  2. Chief Financial Officer Julie Brown:

    We expect this to continue into Q2, but then we will have lapped this issue from Q3 onwards.

  3. Nicolas Zanen:

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

  4. Mehmood Aslam:

    We are faced with imminent challenge while the government's strategies all seem to be for 2020 and onwards.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of onwards

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