Onward On"ward, a. 1. Moving in a forward direction; tending toward a contemplated or desirable end; forward; as, an onward course, progress, etc. [1913 Webster]

2. Advanced in a forward direction or toward an end. [1913 Webster]

Within a while, Philoxenus came to see how onward the fruits were of his friend's labor. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • onward — [än′wərd] adv. [ME: see ON & WARD] toward or at a position or point ahead in space or time; forward: also onwards adj. moving or directed onward or ahead; advancing [an onward trend] …   English World dictionary

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  • onward — late 14c., from ON (Cf. on) + WARD (Cf. ward). The form onwards, with adverbial genitive s , is attested from c.1600 …   Etymology dictionary

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