Translation of forward in Spanish:


hacia adelante, adv.

(British forwards)

Pronunciation: /ˈfɔrwərd//ˈfɔːwəd/


  • 1

    (toward the front)
    (slope/lean/bend) hacia adelante
    she rushed forward to greet him corrió a saludarlo
    • let's sit further forward sentémonos más adelante
    • a great leap/step forward un gran salto/paso (hacia) adelante
    • After waiting for him to return and realising he wasn't going to, Jake peered up the dark, uneven staircase, and took a tentative step forwards.
    • Hamma sat beside me staring intently forward and indicating the direction that we should take with a flick of his finger.
    • Just then, the black car in front of us moved forward and disappeared, then it was our turn.
    • The pose of the woman, who has raised her right leg onto the bench, at the same time leaning her upper body forwards towards the man, is an unusual motif in Burne-Jones's work.
    • Gently tip the washing machine forward onto its front and put a towel inside - try not to scratch the glass on the front when it hits the floor!
    • Sheep are still hovering, uncertain whether to go forward or backward.
    • A gyroplane is an aircraft which is powered forwards by an engine, causing air to pass through overhead rotating blades which create lift.
    • When you are seated, make sure you sit at the front edge of the chair, leaning slightly forward.
    • A short while later the two ships surge forward together at a speed of 30 knots.
    • As the gas burns, it moves rapidly rearward, propelling the aircraft forward.
    • Keep your body upright and don't let your front knee go forward.
    • He pulled on one of the levers and the ship began to move forwards.
    • Overall, despite the guy in front of leaning forward so I couldn't see part of the stage, I enjoyed it immensely.
    • Irritated, she ran forward and stood in front of him, causing him to stop abruptly.
    • The crowd applauded as the young girl stepped shyly forwards.
    • The two ran away from the ship as fast as possible, and were thrown forward by the force of the explosion.
    • The ball has to stop at the top of the backswing and change directions to travel forward.
    • Tom Reid stepped forwards, looking altogether more relaxed.
    • Now I'm sitting here propped up with cushions trying to remember not to lean back or forwards… or move at all.
    • I turned to face him, finally meeting his gaze before leaning forward and kissing him softly.
    • Then Hayes moved aft, across a passageway to the starboard side of the ship, and forward.
    • The submersible is housed in a trunk below the deck of the ship just forward of the bridge.
    • The other common merchant ship layout is all holds forward with a superstructure aft.
    • Anyhow, anything written by the three mentioned above should from this day forward be treated with suspicion, if not outright derision.
    • This ancient deity, we are told, could look both back on past events and forward to the future.
    • He was my once in a lifetime friend and there will never be a day from this day forward that I do not miss him.
    • Thus there are very few people who do not look back to the past with a sense of longing or forward to the future with a sense of unease.
    • The new administration appears to be looking forward, and we're cautiously optimistic about a positive tone for debate on environmental issues.
    • But the main thrust of his speech was looking forward to the future of British farming.
    • But we think at this time and looking forward to our future that we would like to stay with one team and focus our resources on one team.
    • We believe that there are significant operational synergies to be gained from this merger and are excited about the opportunities going forward.
    • We are always on the side of progress, looking forward, stepping into the future.
    • History, however, is useful only if we can take its lessons forward to a different future.
    • This is perhaps the biggest concern right now and the biggest concern looking forward.
    • Whatever he does going forward, the 12 albums that have been re-released over the past year remain his calling card, against which all subsequent work will be judged.
    • So looking forward from here, you would expect the retail trade data to remain quite strong over coming months.
    • Ben, I expect you to comply with the terms of the restraining order from this point forward.
    • If I could turn back time I would but I can't so it's time to look forward.
  • 2

    hacia la proa
  • 3formal

    (in time)
    en adelante
    from this day forward desde hoy en adelante


  • 1

    (in direction)
    (motion/movement) hacia adelante
    to buy dollars forward comprar dólares a plazo / a término
  • 2

    de vanguardia
    forward line línea delantera feminine
  • 3

    de proa
  • 4

    a plazo
    a término
    forward planning planificación feminine
  • 5

    (assertive, pushy)
    I don't wish to appear forward, but … no quisiera parecer atrevida, pero …

transitive verb

  • 1

    (to a different address)
    (mail/baggage) enviar
    (baggage/mail) mandar
    please forward hacer seguir
  • 2

    please forward your price list le agradeceríamos nos enviara / remitiera su lista de precios formal
  • 3formal

    (interests/plan/career) promover


  • 1

    (masculine and feminine) delantero masculine