or frontwards adverb or adjective Date: 1865 toward the front

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  • frontward — [frunt′wərd] adv. [ FRONT1 + WARD] 1. toward the front; ahead 2. with the front or face foremost adj. turned or directed toward the front …   English World dictionary

  • frontward — front ► NOUN 1) the side or part of an object that presents itself to view or that is normally seen first. 2) the position directly ahead. 3) the forward facing part of a person s body. 4) any face of a building, especially that of the main… …   English terms dictionary

  • frontward — adverb at or to or toward the front he faced forward step forward she practiced sewing backward as well as frontward on her new sewing machine ( forrad and forrard are dialectal variations) • Syn: ↑forward, ↑forwards, ↑frontwards, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • frontward — /frunt weuhrd/, adv. in a direction toward the front. Also, frontwards. [1545 55; FRONT + WARD] * * * …   Universalium

  • frontward — 1. adjective Frontwards. 2. adverb Frontwards …   Wiktionary

  • frontward — adj. forward; toward the front; advanced adv. forward; in the direction or toward the front; to the front …   English contemporary dictionary

  • frontward — front·ward …   English syllables

  • frontward — front•ward [[t]ˈfrʌnt wərd[/t]] also front′wards adv. in a direction toward the front • Etymology: 1545–55 …   From formal English to slang

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