Directed or facing toward the front or the direction that one is facing or traveling. Relating to or concerned with the future. Moving or tending onward to a successful conclusion. Developing or acting earlier than expected or required; advanced or precocious. (of a person) bold or familiar in manner, especially in a presumptuous way. Toward the front; in the direction that one is facing or traveling. Onward so as to make progress; toward a successful conclusion. Toward the future; ahead in time. An attacking player in basketball, hockey, or other sports. Send (a letter or e-mail) on to a further destination. Help to advance (something); promote.