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Wiktionary

  1. towardsadverb

    In the direction of something (indicated by context).

    Etymology: From . See -s#Etymology 3

  2. towardspreposition

    Variant of toward.

    Etymology: 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. Towardsadverb

    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

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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

Examples of Towards in a Sentence

  1. Chuck Schumer:

    Should Republicans careen our country towards a default, our country could actually be plunged into recession, laying off millions, making it harder for people to pay for the food on the table and their mortgages and their rents, shame, shame on the leader, the Republican leader.

  2. John Bash:

    We are conducting a methodical investigation with our partners, a careful investigation, but with a view towards bringing federal hate crimes charges... and federal firearms charges which carry a penalty of death, we are seriously considering those charges.

  3. Cometan:

    If you look up towards the stars deeply, you will see and believe as I did and continue to do.

  4. Sheema Sen Gupta:

    On the eve of Eid Al-Adha and as Iraqis mourn this sad moment, UNICEF calls for all actors in Iraq to work together towards a safer Iraq where children do not have to live in fear and where they enjoy their very basic activities and rights.

  5. Steve Ross:

    You're talking about an American government that would move towards the persecution of citizens and people living within its own country, that is why people are saying, 'Gee, if you follow this through, it's fascism.'.

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