In the direction of something (indicated by context).
Variant of toward.
Origin: From . See -s#Etymology 3
in the direction of; to
with direction to, in a moral sense; with respect or reference to; regarding; concerning
tending to; in the direction of; in behalf of
near; about; approaching to
near; at hand; in state of preparation
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'towards' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #289
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'towards' in Written Corpus Frequency: #676
The numerical value of towards in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of towards in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A step towards complacency is a step towards mediocrity; a step towards diligence is a step towards brilliance.
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.
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.
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!
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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