The traders and exporters are screaming about a possible international embargo and are forwarding proposals of their own.
The progressive Hodding Carter II wrote to East from Greenville, "I hope you leave a forwarding address."
1590s, "to help push forward," from forward (adv.). Meaning "to send (a letter, etc.) on to another destination" is from 1757. Related: Forwarded; forwarding.
Old English, "the fore or front part" of something; see forward (adv.). The position in football so called since 1879.