(adjective, adverb)


1. Moving forward.

- There was an onward rush as the gates opened

2. Advanced in a forward direction or toward an end.


1. forward in time or order or degree

- from the sixth century onward

Similar word(s): forth, forward

2. in a forward direction

- moved onward into the forest

Similar word(s): ahead, forrader, forward, forwards, onwards

Sentences with onward as an adverb:

- Onward Christian soldiers, marching as to war...