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onward

on·ward

onward

 
 
pronunciation:
an wrd
parts of speech:
adverb, adjective
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adverb
definition: toward a point or position ahead, as in space or time.
After a brief rest, the army marched onward.
synonyms:
ahead, forward
similar words:
along, forth, frontward
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: moving or directed toward a point ahead; advancing, increasing, rising, or the like.
the onward thrust of the troops
synonyms:
forward
similar words:
advancing, progressive, rising
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derivation: onwards (adv.)