onwards


onwards
on|wards [ˈɔnwədz US ˈa:nwərdz, ˈo:n-] adv usually onward AmE
1.) from ... onwards
beginning at a particular time or age and continuing after that
from the 1980s onwards
2.) literary forwards
He walked onwards to the head of the lake.
3.) onwards and upwards
used to say that the development, increase, or progress of something continues
With exports strong, the business is moving onwards and upwards .

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • onwards — usually onward AmE adverb 1 forwards: The ship sailed majestically onwards. 2 from...onwards beginning at a particular time and continuing after that time: I m on call at the hospital from midnight onwards …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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  • onwards — adv. Onwards is used with these verbs: ↑trudge …   Collocations dictionary

  • onwards — onward / onwards [adv] ahead, beyond alee, along, forth, forward, in front, in front of, moving, on, on ahead; concepts 585,778 Ant. backward, backwards …   New thesaurus

  • onwards — adverb see onward I …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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