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forward
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 8
1. Near, or at the fore part; in advance of something else; as, the forward gun in a ship, or the forward ship in a fleet.
2. Ready; prompt; strongly inclined; in an ill sense, overready; to hasty.
3. Ardent; eager; earnest; in an ill sense, less reserved or modest than is proper; bold; confident; as, the boy is too forward for his years.
4. Advanced beyond the usual degree; advanced for season; as, the grass is forward, or forward for the season; we have a forward spring.
Part of Speech: noun
1. An agreement; a covenant; a promise.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To help onward; to advance; to promote; to accelerate; to quicken; to hasten; as, to forward the growth of a plant; to forward one in improvement.
2. To send forward; to send toward the place of destination; to transmit; as, to forward a letter.
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