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Wiktionary

  1. towardsadverb

    In the direction of something (indicated by context).

    Etymology: From . See -s#Etymology 3

  2. towardspreposition

    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. Towardsadverb

    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

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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. Kristen Hopewell:

    Heavy subsidies and other forms of state intervention are at the core of China's development strategy, china is trying to manage the external optics of its economic policies, but it is highly unlikely to undertake the kind of deep, structural reforms towards a more market-based economy that Mark Wu is seeking.

  2. The LAPD:

    It goes against everything he believes in and is fighting for — victim protection and stopping inappropriate behavior towards both children and adults.

  3. Marco Rubio:

    The most important obligation of the federal government is our national security, and I think that is something that is very difficult to acquire experience or in-depth knowledge (of) when you are governor. You just don't deal with those issues, you can obviously be briefed by experts, you can take some trips abroad, but I think this election has the potential to really be geared towards national security issues. I feel very comfortable in my knowledge and my experience on those issues.

  4. The Taliban:

    The dignitaries who met Mullah Baradar expressed their commitments towards Afghanistan's reconstruction and development... the U.S.-Taliban agreement is historical, baradar received congratulatory messages and thanked them (ministers and diplomats) for attending the ceremony.

  5. Rashid Elhouli:

    The money was meant to go towards girls youth activities, but they decided to donate it all to the bushfire appeal.

Images & Illustrations of towards

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