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oriented toward home
"in a homeward direction"; "homeward-bound commuters"
"fought his way homeward through the deep snow"
oriented towards home
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Towards home; towards the native place; towards the place of residence.
Etymology: ham and weard, Saxon.
Then Urania homeward did arise,
Leaving in pain their well-fed hungry eyes. Philip Sidney.
Do even drag me homeward. William Shakespeare, Winter’s Tale.
Since such love’s natural station is, may still
My love descend, and journey down the hill,
Not panting after growing beauties; so
I shall ebb on with them who homeward go. John Donne.
Look homeward, angel now, and melt with ruth;
And, O ye dolphins, waft the hapless youth! John Milton.
Like a long team of snowy swans on high,
Which clap their wings, and cleave the liquid sky,
Which homeward from their wat’ry pastures born,
They sing, and Asia’s lakes their notes return. John Dryden, Æn.
What now remains,
But that once more we tempt the wat’ry plains,
And, wand’ring homewards, seek our safety hence. Dryden.
being in the direction of home; as, the homeward way
alt. of Homewards
"Homeward" is the 165th episode of the science fiction television series Star Trek: The Next Generation. The 13th episode of the seventh season. In this episode, Lt. Worf, the Klingon Chief of Security of the Federation Starfleet Starship USS Enterprise must work with his human adoptive brother Nikolai Rozhenko, a Federation anthropologist to save a small segment of natives from a primitive alien culture on a dying planet.
The numerical value of homeward in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of homeward in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of homeward in a Sentence
Life's a voyage that's homeward bound.
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- heim, heimwärts, nach HauseGerman
- de regresoSpanish
- kotia kohti, kotiin, kotiin menevä, kotiin päinFinnish
- à la maisonFrench
- dhachaighScottish Gaelic
- [[do]] [[dom]]uPolish
- [[para]] [[casa]]Portuguese
- a tgea, a chesa, a tgeasa, a chasa, a tgesa, a casaRomansh
- домо́й, [[к]] [[дом, [[направля́тьсяRussian
- кући, kućiSerbo-Croatian
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