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Meaning of ONWARD

Pronunciation:  'ânwurd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  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"
  2. [adv]  forward in time or order or degree; "from that time forth"; "from the sixth century onward"
  3. [adj]  moving toward a position ahead; "forward motion"; "the onward course of events"

ONWARD is a 6 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: advancing, ahead, forrader, forth, forward, forward, forwards, onwards



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \On"ward\, a.
    1. Moving in a forward direction; tending toward a
       contemplated or desirable end; forward; as, an onward
       course, progress, etc.
    2. Advanced in a forward direction or toward an end.
             Within a while, Philoxenus came to see how onward
             the fruits were of his friend's labor. --Sir P.
  2. \On"ward\, adv.
    Toward a point before or in front; forward; progressively;
    as, to move onward.
          Not one looks backward, onward still he goes. --Pope.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: advancing, ahead, alee, along, en route to, facing, for, forth, forward, forward-looking, forwards, frontward, frontwards, go-ahead, headward, headwards, moving, on, oncoming, ongoing, onwards, proceeding, progressing, progressive, vanward