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tɔrd, toʊrd, twɔrd, twoʊrd; tɔrd, toʊrdTo·ward

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Wiktionary

  1. towardadjective

    Future; that which is to come.

    Etymology: From toweard, equivalent to

  2. towardadjective

    Approaching, coming near; impending; present, at hand.

    Etymology: From toweard, equivalent to

  3. towardadjective

    Yielding, pliant; docile; ready or apt to learn; not froward.

    Etymology: From toweard, equivalent to

  4. towardadjective

    Promising, likely; froward.

    Why, that is spoken like a toward prince. u2015 Shakespeare.

    Etymology: From toweard, equivalent to

  5. towardpreposition

    Moving in the direction of (but not necessarily arriving at).

    She moved toward the door.

    Etymology: From toweard, equivalent to

  6. towardpreposition

    In relation to (someone or something).

    What are your feelings toward him?

    Etymology: From toweard, equivalent to

  7. towardpreposition

    For the purpose of attaining (an aim).

    I'm saving money toward retirement.

    Etymology: From toweard, equivalent to

  8. towardpreposition

    Located close to; near (a time or place).

    Our place is over toward the station.

    Etymology: From toweard, equivalent to

Webster Dictionary

  1. Toward

    alt. of Towards

  2. Towardadverb

    alt. of Towards

  3. Toward

    approaching; coming near

  4. Toward

    readly to do or learn; compliant with duty; not froward; apt; docile; tractable; as, a toward youth

  5. Toward

    ready to act; forward; bold; valiant

Freebase

  1. Toward

    Toward is a village near Dunoon at the southern tip of the Cowal peninsula in Argyll and Bute, Scotland.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Toward

    tō′ard, Towards, tō′ardz, prep. in the direction of: with a tendency to: for, as a help to: near, about.—adv. nearly: in a state of preparation. [A.S. tóweard, adj., to, and ward, sig. direction.]

  2. Toward

    -ly, tō′ward, -li, adj. ready to do or learn: apt.—ns. Tō′wardness, Tō′wardliness.

Editors Contribution

  1. toward

    To a specific direction.

    They moved toward the village green to ensure they got to see the village bandstand and music.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 16, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Toward in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Toward in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Toward in a Sentence

  1. June 7:

    Korean government officials, from the highest level, through to the NPS, an organ of the State, acted to manipulate the vote motivated by bribery, favoritism to the Lee Family, and open hostility toward non-Korean investors.

  2. Brett Ward:

    The new attendance policy is even more strict than the one that most people think is too harsh already, the steps toward discipline are fewer and it's easy for people to get into trouble, and could lead to firing.

  3. Foreign Minister Rafael Ramirez:

    We're going to be in permanent contact (within OPEC), we have agreed to work toward (price) stability and work to maintain contact with non-OPEC countries, which is very important.

  4. Christopher Ingram:

    Knowing I have to go into grad school and the fees I have to pay, that's where my finances will go toward rather than looking at the debt I have to pay from undergrad, this is why I decide to come to an HBCU, knowing that I'd be taken care of.

  5. Rachel Sears:

    We want to keep that relationship intact, we only move toward probation or suspension when there is no further hope.

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