forwards vs onwards what difference

what is difference between forwards and onwards

English

Alternative forms

  • forrards, forrads (representing dialect pronunciation)

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈfɔːwədz/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈfɔɹwɚdz/
  • (General New Zealand) IPA(key): /ˈfoːdz/, IPA(key): /ˈfoːwədz/
  • Hyphenation: for‧wards

Etymology 1

forward +‎ -s. See -s (Etymology 3).

Adverb

forwards (comparative further forwards, superlative furthest forwards)

  1. Synonym of forward (most senses).
See also
  • w:Adverbial genitive

Adjective

forwards

  1. (sometimes nonstandard) Synonym of forward.

Etymology 2

See forward (verb).

Verb

forwards

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of forward.

Etymology 3

See forward (noun).

Noun

forwards

  1. Plural of forward.

Anagrams

  • Warfords


English

Etymology

on +‎ -wards

Adverb

onwards (not comparable)

  1. onward

Verb

onwards

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of onward

Anagrams

  • Rawdons, Rowands, Wondras

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