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Definition of "onward" []

  • Moving or tending forward. (adjective)
  • In a direction or toward a position that is ahead in space or time; forward. (adverb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "onward" in a sentence
  • "I actually wrote an original kind of manifesto in 1986 and I can't tell you with specificity why I closed the memo with the word "onward," other than it's a word about the future and a word about progress."
  • "From its title onward, "Heartland" - a collaboration between the Smart Museum of Art in Chicago and the"
  • "In fact, the rate of increase from September onward is the fastest rate of change on record, either upwards or downwards."