adverb Also on·wards.
- toward a point ahead or in front; forward, as in space or time.
- at a position or point in advance.
- directed or moving onward or forward; forward.
- directed or moving forwards, onwards, etc
- a variant of onwards
adv.late 14c., from on + -ward. The form onwards, with adverbial genitive -s-, is attested from c.1600.