What does towards mean?

Definitions for towards

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word towards.


  1. towards(Adverb)

    In the direction of something (indicated by context).

  2. towards(Preposition)

    Variant of toward.

  3. Origin: 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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sergei Derbenyov:

    Russia is coming towards us.

  2. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie:

    Maybe leaning towards a governor.

  3. Bryant McGill:

    Turn towards love, and become love.

  4. Homer Simpson, The Simpsons:

    Trying is the first step towards failure.

  5. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    A step towards love is a mile towards joy.

Images & Illustrations of towards

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