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Definitions for eastward
ˈist wərdeast·ward

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. east, due east, eastward, Eadjective

    the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees

  2. eastbound, eastwardadverb

    moving toward the east

    "eastbound trains"

  3. eastward, eastwardsadverb

    toward the east

    "they migrated eastward to Sweden"


  1. eastwardnoun

    The direction or area lying to the east.

  2. eastwardadverb

    Towards the east.

  3. eastwardadjective

    Situated or directed towards the east.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eastwardadverb

    alt. of Eastwards

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of eastward in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of eastward in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of eastward in a Sentence

  1. Herman Melville, Moby Dick:

    Were this world an endless pain, and by sailing eastward we could forever reach new distances, and discover sights more sweet and strange than any Cyclades or Islands of King Solomon, then there were promise in the voyage.

  2. Bruce Sullivan:

    Higher amounts over the next two days will probably be across southern Indiana and Illinois and eastward through Ohio into western Pennsylvania, that's where it looks like the jackpot will be.

  3. Randy Adkins:

    The storm is expected to create havoc over the central part of the country, then extend eastward into the Mid-Atlantic states.

  4. Kyle Thiem:

    For Georgia, we're expecting two possible waves of activity : The first will be in the afternoon on Sunday as a warm front moves through the area, the second wave of storms will likely come through overnight as the main system moves eastward.

  5. Chieftess Queen Quet:

    This is the landing point for over 40 % of all the African people enslaved in North America, it represents a place of pain ; it also represents a place of connection because we're standing at the shore and we're looking eastward -- we're looking back home, we're looking to our mother, the mother land, mother Africa.

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