forward [adj1] advancing, early ahead, forth, forward-looking, in advance, leading, onward, precocious, premature, progressing, progressive, propulsive, well-developed; concept 528 —Ant. backward, later, past, reversing forward [adj2] in front, first advance, anterior, facial, fore, foremost, front, head, leading, ventral; concepts 581,583,585 —Ant. back, last forward [adj3] brash, impertinent aggressive, assuming, audacious, bantam, bare-faced, bold, brazen, cheeky*, coming on strong*, confident, familiar, fresh, impudent, nervy*, overassertive, overweening, pert, presuming, presumptuous, pushing, pushy*, rude, sassy*, saucy*, selfassertive, smart, smart-alecky*, uppity*, wise; concepts 401,404 —Ant. meek, reserved, shy, timid forward [adv] toward the front in order, time ahead, alee, along, ante, antecedently, before, beforehand, fore, forth, in advance, into prominence, into view, on, onward, out, precedently, previous, to the fore*, vanward; concepts 581,585,799 —Ant. back, backward, past forward [v1] aid, expedite advance, assist, back, champion, cultivate, encourage, favor, foster, further, hasten, help, hurry, promote, serve, speed, support, uphold; concepts 68,110 —Ant. cease, halt, hinder, impede, stop forward [v2] send, ship address, consign, deliver, dispatch, express, freight, post, remit, route, transmit, transport; concept 217 —Ant. hold, keep, maintain

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