What does towards mean?

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  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. Udelv CEO Daniel Laury:

    Baidu's Apollo brings us one step closer towards realizing our mission of reinventing delivery by bringing autonomous vehicles to the e-commerce industry.

  2. Francois Villeroy de Galhau:

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

  3. Michael Anthony Taylor:

    I don’t hold any malice towards the people in the seats next to me. They’d paid for a ticket too, the airline could have put me in a crew seat or moved people around but they did nothing.

  4. Frank Herbert, Dune:

    All governments eventually lean further and further towards aristocracy.

  5. Steve Maraboli:

    The greatest step towards a life of simplicity is to learn to let go."

Images & Illustrations of towards

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