What does towards mean?

Definitions for towards

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Wiktionary

  1. towards(Adverb)

    In the direction of something (indicated by context).

  2. towards(Preposition)

    Variant of toward.

  3. Origin: From . See -s#Etymology 3

Webster Dictionary

  1. Towards

    in the direction of; to

  2. Towards

    with direction to, in a moral sense; with respect or reference to; regarding; concerning

  3. Towards

    tending to; in the direction of; in behalf of

  4. Towards

    near; about; approaching to

  5. Towards(adverb)

    near; at hand; in state of preparation

  6. Towards

    see Toward

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'towards' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #289

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'towards' in Written Corpus Frequency: #676

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of towards in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of towards in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    A step towards complacency is a step towards mediocrity; a step towards diligence is a step towards brilliance.

  2. Chief Executive Fabrice Bregier:

    We think (it) will become profitable towards the end of the decade, so towards 2019, from then, it will be one of the biggest contributors to Airbus' profitability.

  3. Jason Smith:

    Working-class people have become disillusioned with Labour, in Bradford West, they're looking towards George Galloway. In Bradford South, they're looking towards UKIP.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Just after they exist, all men start travelling; some towards the land of the truth, some towards the land of the stupidity! Most men are on their way to the second land!

  5. Gabrielle Giffords:

    Bill ran towards the shooter and towards danger so that he could help subdue him until the authorities arrived, i believe that Bill helped save lives that morning. And I will always be grateful to him for his selfless, brave actions.

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