AskDefine | Define onward

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onward adj : moving toward a position ahead; "forward motion"; "the onward course of events" [syn: forward] adv
1 forward in time or order or degree; "from that time forth"; "from the sixth century onward" [syn: forth, forward]
2 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" [syn: ahead, onwards, forward, forwards, forrader]

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  1. Moving forward.
    There was an onward rush as the gates opened


  1. In a forward direction.
    Onward Christian soldiers, marching as to war. . .



In a forward direction

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