Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Onwards"

The meaning of "Onwards" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does What does 'ONWARDS' mean when the whole writings are finished and just 'onwards' is written at the end? mean?
A: @bedisgood43 Yeah that's what I thought it was.

In this case ONWARDS! mean something like "Let's go!" or "Let's do this". It carries the meaning of Let's make our lives more eventful or better our relationship in this case.

As I said "make progress in a certain area" which area depends on context, in this case is the area of social life and relationships.

Sorry if I explained it badly but It's alright if you don't get it. It's not commonly used anyway as it is really formal and old way of saying it. "Let's go!" is the modern version.
Q: What does from 11 o’clock onwards mean?
A: Anytime after 11 o'clock. If it's to start something, it will start as soon as it hits 11 on the clock =)

If you had to be at work from 11 o'clock onwards to 5 o'clock, then your work starts at 11 and ends at 5.
Q: What does onwards and upwards, in terms of idioms mean?
A: onwards means continous. example: The show starts 8pm onwards.

upwards means going up
Q: What does onwards mean?
A: To move in a forward direction

Example sentences using "Onwards"

Q: Please show me example sentences with onwards.
A: "Onwards" always implies some sort of forward motion. Examples: The soldiers marched onwards towards almost certain death. The clock ticked onwards - only ten minutes till take-off. "Onwards and upwards" is an expression meaning that we must get on with things without further delay.
Q: Please show me example sentences with afterwards, onwards, backwards, upwards.
A: "Wards", generally speaking, designates an indication of direction, both spatially and chronologically.
"Jackal drank his formula and turned into Hyde shortly afterwards."
"Onwards, my comrades, we march to Rome!", "and from that year onward they lived peacefully"
"Jack darted backwards in alarm", "look at that spaz, he's all backward"
"If you let go of this helium balloon it will float upwards"
Q: Please show me example sentences with onwards.
A: "onwards and upwards"

Synonyms of "Onwards" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between onwards and onward ?
A: onward and forward have the same issue with onwards and forwards. Basically there isn't one.
Q: What is the difference between onwards and towards ?
A: I would say that 'onwards' implies a determined effort to continue.
Towards is a more generalised word for moving in a direction to reach something (towards a destination; towards a goal, etc).

Translations of "Onwards"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? onwards
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? " from now on", " from now onwards", what's the difference?
A: They're the same, but I believe 'From now and onwards' is correct. It is more formal.

Other questions about "Onwards"

Q: I’ll be here from three o’clock onwards.

I’ll be here starting three o’clock.



Does this sound natural?
A: × I’ll be here from three o’clock onwards.
✓ I’ll be here from three o’clock on.

× I’ll be here starting three o’clock.
✓ I’ll be here starting at three o’clock. (This is good grammar, but is unnatural. We say this about events, but not people - "There will be an exhibit of paintings in the museum today starting at 3 o'clock")

Q: from 2022 onwards

Or

from 2022 and onwards
Does this sound natural?
A: × Or

× from 2022 and onwards

The first option is more natural.
Q: " from the 1980 onwards"," from the 1980 backwards", do they sound natural?
A: Just say, “from 1980 on/back.” There’s no need to add “the” and saying onWARDS or backWARDS isn’t too necessary. You can just say “on” or “back”
Q: onwards
backwards Does this sound natural?
A: I'm from London so this is how I say it

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