towards

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English towardes, from Old English tōweardes, tōwærdes, equivalent to toward +‎ -s.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

towards

  1. Alternative form of toward
    Synonym: toward
    Antonyms: fromward, fromwards

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AdverbEdit

towards (not comparable)

  1. In the direction of something (indicated by context).

AdjectiveEdit

towards (not comparable)

  1. Near; at hand; in state of preparation; toward.

Middle EnglishEdit

PrepositionEdit

towards

  1. Alternative form of towardes