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. 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.
Etymology: From toweard, equivalent to
alt. of Towards
alt. of Towards
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.
To a specific direction.
They moved toward the village green to ensure they got to see the village bandstand and music.Submitted by MaryC on February 16, 2020
The numerical value of toward in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of toward in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
When the pressure is high enough in health care systems we'll more and more move toward aligning value with price.
I think the Republican posturing toward Bob Mueller in primaries became sort of a litmus test as to who was the most pro-Trump candidate, i think as the primaries start to fade into the rear view mirror, it’s going to be less and less of an issue.
The government will once again explain its thoughts on the relocation to the Okinawan side as part of concentrated discussions toward a solution.
I don't think it's appropriate to use shareholder money for the suit, i don't think it's appropriate to use shareholder money toward his compensation given the company's performance.
Be bold and fly toward the unknown. Discover a road that was never known.
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