What is another word for onwards?

Pronunciation: [ˈɒnwədz] (IPA)

Onwards is a common word that we use to indicate movement or progression in a forward direction. However, there are several synonyms for the word onwards that can be used in different contexts. Some of these synonyms include "forward," "ahead," "continuously," "proceeding," "moving on," "next," "continuing," "further," "ongoing," and "progressive." Each of these synonyms can be used in different situations to emphasize the idea of moving or making progress in a particular direction or towards a specific goal. By using synonyms for the word onwards, we can effectively convey different shades of meaning and add more variety to our language.

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What are the hypernyms for Onwards?

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What are the opposite words for onwards?

The antonyms for the word "onwards" are "backwards," "in reverse," "retrogressively," "reversed," "retractively," and "towards the past." These words signify moving or directing movement in the opposite direction to forwards or advancing. They denote the concept of going back, withdrawing or returning from a point or process. Embodying notions of time travel, undoing or negation, opposed to the idea of change or progress that "onwards" symbolizes. Although the concept of moving forward is most desirable in modern society, sometimes, taking a step back is essential in life. It assists in reviewing the past and learn valuable lessons learned from a previous encounter, mistake or achievement.

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Usage examples for Onwards

We cannot tell by what kind of path we shall be led onwards to our end; and our security from day to day consists not at all in this, that we can penetrate the future, and see no dangers in it, but our security is that we shall always be guided by infallible and loving wisdom.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
Curiosity as to the beginnings of the invention was thus aroused, and from 1470 onwards we meet with numerous attempts, not always accurate, to satisfy it.
"Fine Books"
Alfred W. Pollard
From 1490 onwards learned Latin books occur more frequently, and printing rapidly became as general or miscellaneous as at Paris itself, although only a single attempt was made, unsuccessfully, to rival the Paris Horae.
"Fine Books"
Alfred W. Pollard

Famous quotes with Onwards

  • As to the effect of the wave on the air, we will suppose the water to be quite flat and the air motionless, a heavy undulation comes on the scene, it has to pass, so it pushes the air up with its face, letting it fall again as its back glides onwards.
    Lawrence Hargrave
  • Not to expose your true feelings to an adult seems to be instinctive from the age of seven or eight onwards.
    George Orwell
  • In and after 1964 when I began to concern myself with the biological issues, and particularly from 1967 onwards, the extent of the problems over which I felt uneasy increased to such a point that in 1968 I felt a compelling urge to make my views public.
    Andrei Sakharov
  • The Blues scene now is international. In the '50s it was purely something that you would hear in black clubs, played by black musicians, especially in America. But from the '60s onwards it changed.
    Mick Taylor
  • Life moves pretty fast, and the only way for her to move on must be nothing but upwards and onwards. La Vie Continue!
    Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate

Semantically related words: onward to victory, onwards and upwards, onwards to greatness, onwards and upwards


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