What does seaward mean?

Definitions for seaward
ˈsi wərdsea·ward

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. seawardadjective

    the direction toward the sea

  2. offshore, seawardadjective

    (of winds) coming from the land

    "offshore winds"

  3. inshore, onshore, seaward, shorewardadjective

    (of winds) coming from the sea toward the land

    "an inshore breeze"; "an onshore gale"; "sheltered from seaward winds"

  4. seawardadverb

    directed or situated away from inland regions and toward the sea or coast

    "from the hill he took a seaward course"; "on the seaward side of the road"

  5. seaward, seawards, aseaadverb

    in the direction of the sea

    "the sailor looked seaward"


  1. seawardadverb

    In the direction of the sea, toward the sea.

    Ever the sailor's widow looked seaward, hoping to see her missing man coming home.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Seawardadverb

    Towards the sea.

    Etymology: sea and weard , Saxon.

    The rock rush’d seaward with impetuous roar,
    Ingulf’d, and to th’ abyss the boaster bore. Alexander Pope.


  1. seaward

    Seaward refers to the direction or side that is towards the sea. This term is commonly used in geological and navigational contexts, often to describe the positioning or movement of something in relation to the sea.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Seawardadjective

    directed or situated toward the sea

  2. Seawardadverb

    toward the sea

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Seaward is ranked #43077 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Seaward surname appeared 502 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Seaward.

    73.5% or 369 total occurrences were White.
    19.5% or 98 total occurrences were Black.
    3.1% or 16 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.5% or 13 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.2% or 6 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seaward in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seaward in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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