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ˈhoʊm wərdhome·ward

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. homeward, homeward-boundadverb

    oriented toward home

    "in a homeward direction"; "homeward-bound commuters"

  2. homeward, homewardsadverb

    toward home

    "fought his way homeward through the deep snow"

Wiktionary

  1. homewardadverb

    towards home

  2. homewardadjective

    oriented towards home

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Homeward, Homewardsadverb

    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.

    My affairs
    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Homewardadjective

    being in the direction of home; as, the homeward way

  2. Homewardadverb

    alt. of Homewards

Freebase

  1. Homeward

    "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.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of homeward in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of homeward in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of homeward in a Sentence

  1. Herman Melville:

    Life's a voyage that's homeward bound.

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