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?

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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. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Accepting your Ignorance is your first step towards Knowledge. Acknowledging the Darkness around you will lead you to the Path of Illumination. Thou shalt therefore know and accept thy limitations, in order to overcome them successfully.

  2. Dean Angelo:

    No one’s not going to do their job, no one’s not going to a call of shots fired. We go towards the gunfire, we will continue to do that, it’s the above and beyond type of activity that officers were engaged in that we may not see at that same level ever again.

  3. Director Christine Lagarde:

    Given where we are, my suspicion is it would be much preferable to see a deliberate move towards reforms (and) for that to be followed through by the other side of the balance.

  4. Mauricio Macri:

    We have to boost integration. We want a Mercosur for the twenty-first century, which has a view towards integrating with the Pacific Alliance. I believe that path is absolutely better for everyone.

  5. Olivier Jankovec:

    Some of the leisure demand is shifting towards the EU market – contributing to boosting EU passenger traffic performance for airports in Portugal, Spain and Cyprus in particular.

Images & Illustrations of towards

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