Future; that which is to come.
Approaching, coming near; impending; present, at hand.
Yielding, pliant; docile; ready or apt to learn; not froward.
Promising, likely; froward.
Why, that is spoken like a toward prince. u2015 Shakespeare.
Moving in the direction of (but not necessarily arriving at).
She moved toward the door.
In relation to (someone or something).
What are your feelings toward him?
For the purpose of attaining (an aim).
I'm saving money toward retirement.
Located close to; near (a time or place).
Our place is over toward the station.
Origin: From toweard, equivalent to
alt. of Towards
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approaching; coming near
readly to do or learn; compliant with duty; not froward; apt; docile; tractable; as, a toward youth
ready to act; forward; bold; valiant
Toward is a village near Dunoon at the southern tip of the Cowal peninsula in Argyll and Bute, Scotland.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
tō′ard, Towards, tō′ardz, prep. in the direction of: with a tendency to: for, as a help to: near, about.—adv. nearly: in a state of preparation. [A.S. tóweard, adj.—tó, to, and ward, sig. direction.]
-ly, tō′ward, -li, adj. ready to do or learn: apt.—ns. Tō′wardness, Tō′wardliness.
The numerical value of toward in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of toward in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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