Foreword and forward are often listed as homophones, but whether this is true for your own speech probably depends on regional variations. I pronounce them differently, but I believe that when spoken in some other (particularly American) accents they sound the same.
- an introductory statement to a book
- directed, travelling or moving ahead
- at, in, near or towards the front
- onward in order to make progress
- bold, disrespectful or overfamiliar
- well developed or advanced
- of or relating to the future or favouring change
- an attacking player in various sports
- towards or at a place ahead or in advance
- to send on to a destination
- to advance or promote
My tip: a foreword is composed using words.