I think I've found the dictionary, Copyright: click.Now I'm curious as to what possible dictionary could give you a sentence like that for the use of "onward"?
The bearing of her onward = bearing her onward = carrying her forward.adverb In a direction or toward a position that is ahead in space or time; forward.
How cruel... this language is tough enough to learn without this sort of help.
Yes, indeed.But "onward" does have the adverb meaning given in the dictionary entry:
Bearing her onward = carrying her forward.