Definition of Forwarding

1. Noun. The act of sending on to another destination. "The forwarding of resumes to the personnel department"

Generic synonyms: Transmission, Transmittal, Transmitting
Specialized synonyms: Referral
Derivative terms: Forward

2. Noun. The advancement of some enterprise. "His experience in marketing resulted in the forwarding of his career"
Exact synonyms: Furtherance, Promotion
Generic synonyms: Advancement, Progress
Derivative terms: Promote

Definition of Forwarding

1. n. The act of one who forwards; the act or occupation of transmitting merchandise or other property for others.

Definition of Forwarding

1. Verb. (present participle of forward) ¹

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Definition of Forwarding

1. forward [v] - See also: forward

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forwarding

forward reasoning
forward roll
forward rolls
forward slash
forward slashes
forward transfer function
forward transfer functions
forwarding (current term)
forwarding address
forwarding addresses
forwards roll
forwards rolls

Literary usage of Forwarding

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on the Law of Negligence by Francis Wharton (1874)
"forwarding MERCHANTS. § 703. forwarding merchants, or forwarders, are a class of business men who store and forward goods by other agencies, they receiving ..."

2. Ocean Steamship Traffic Management by Grover Gerhardt Huebner (1920)
"Tariffs of this kind are used only in forwarding small packages and even then ... COMPETITION IN FREIGHT forwarding BUSINESS The ocean freight forwarding ..."

3. Publications of the Buffalo Historical Society by Buffalo Historical Society, Albert Bigelow, Buffalo Historical Society (Buffalo, N.Y.) (1909)
"RECOLLECTIONS OF THE EARLY forwarding TRADE ON THE LAKES AND CANAL By HON. ... They owned vessels, and established a warehouse for forwarding goods on the ..."

4. Estee's Pleadings, Practice, and Forms: Adapted to Actions and Special by Morris March Estee (1885)
"Against forwarding Agent, for not forwarding Goods as Agreed. ... the defendant was a forwarding agent, and keeper of a warehouse, at for the reception of ..."

5. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1851)
"to forward by the usual and direct route, and there having been a deviation in this case by forwarding on the Oswego and Lake Ontario route, defendants are ..."

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