What does towards mean?

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Wiktionary

  1. towards(Adverb)

    In the direction of something (indicated by context).

    Etymology: From . See -s#Etymology 3

  2. towards(Preposition)

    Variant of toward.

    Etymology: From . See -s#Etymology 3

Webster Dictionary

  1. Towards

    in the direction of; to

  2. Towards

    with direction to, in a moral sense; with respect or reference to; regarding; concerning

  3. Towards

    tending to; in the direction of; in behalf of

  4. Towards

    near; about; approaching to

  5. Towards(adverb)

    near; at hand; in state of preparation

  6. Towards

    see Toward

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'towards' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #289

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'towards' in Written Corpus Frequency: #676

How to pronounce towards?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say towards in sign language?

  1. towards

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of towards in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of towards in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of towards in a Sentence

  1. Alex Hamerstone:

    With a few clicks of a button, you can go online and have them shipped right to your door. just like the rest of the world is moving more towards online purchasing, so is a lot of illegal activity.

  2. Lee Hardman:

    We see the dollar moving towards parity with the euro in the third quarter, but if something happens around Greece, it may come sooner.

  3. Criminal Defense Attorney Jolanda Jones:

    The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.

  4. Frank DeAngelis:

    I saw a gunman coming towards me and everything was in slow motion, but I so vividly remember the sounds of the gunshots breaking the glass behind me.

  5. Francois Villeroy de Galhau:

    Financial regulators are favorable towards innovation. But that cannot come to the detriment of the security of the consumer.

Images & Illustrations of towards

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