Vanward Van"ward, a. Being on, or towards, the van, or front. ``The vanward frontier.'' --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • vanward — adverb forward, frontward, head ward, in advance, in front, in the lead, onward Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • vanward — [van′wərd] adj. in the vanguard, or front, as of an army adv. toward the vanguard …   English World dictionary

  • vanward — adjective Date: 1811 located in the vanguard ; advanced • vanward adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vanward — I. ˈvanwə(r)d, ˈvaan adjective Etymology: van (II) + ward, adjective suffix : located in the van : taking the lead : advanced a vanward woman George Meredith II. adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • vanward — /van weuhrd/, adj., adv. toward or in the van or front. [1810 20; VAN1 + WARD] * * * …   Universalium

  • vanward — 1. adjective On or towards the front. 2. adverb Towards the front. Syn: forward …   Wiktionary

  • vanward — adj. at front adv. toward the front …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vanward — van·ward …   English syllables

  • vanward — van•ward [[t]ˈvæn wərd[/t]] adj. adv. in the vanguard • Etymology: 1810–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • vanward — /ˈvænwəd/ (say vanwuhd) adjective towards or in the van or front (opposed to rearward). {van1 + ward} …   Australian English dictionary

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