Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FORWARDING

Most particular reference has to be made to the forwarding trade.

I am sorry, but I shall have to retain the packet for forwarding to headquarters.

But there wasn't, nor had there been; and the name was not on the forwarding books.

Most of the forwarding business is carried on by British and German merchants.

A considerable amount of forwarding was done by the caravans.

His duties in this capacity kept him at the Forwarding Base.

Her ladyship gave no address to Mr. Bates for the forwarding of her letters.

I grieve for one thing, truly—that I was ever instrumental in forwarding the King's views.

He must have left some directions behind—for forwarding mail, and the like.

On the contrary, he will concur in forwarding any plan to obviate its danger.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English forewearde "toward the front;" see fore + -ward. Adjectival sense of "early" is from 1520s; that of "presumptuous" is attested from 1560s.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.