meaning of forward

1. An agreement; a covenant; a promise.
Alt. of Forwards
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.
Ready; prompt; strongly inclined; in an ill sense, overready; to hasty.
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.
Advanced beyond the usual degree; advanced for season; as, the grass is forward, or forward for the season; we have a forward spring.
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.
To send forward; to send toward the place of destination; to transmit; as, to forward a letter.
forward verb To send a copy of an electronic mail message that you have received on to one or more other addressees. Most e-mail systems can be configured to do this automatically to all or certain messages, e. g. Unix sendmail looks for a ". forward" file in the recipients home directory. A mailing list server or "mail exploder" is designed to forward messages automatically to lists of people. Unix manual page: aliases5.
a position on a basketball team

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