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Definitions of Toward

  1. Alt. of Towards Newage Dictionary DB
  2. Approaching; coming near. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Readly to do or learn; compliant with duty; not froward; apt; docile; tractable; as, a toward youth. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Ready to act; forward; bold; valiant. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. In the direction of; with a tendency to; approaching to. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Towards. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. Docile; apt. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. In a course or line leading to; also, facing. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Aiming at or contributing to; for. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. Near in time; about. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. In the direction to; with respect to; with a tendency to; nearly. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. In the direction of; with a tendency to; with respect to; regarding. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  13. Close in time; at hand as, great events were toward; ready to learn; apt; as, a toward child. Also. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. Approaching attainment. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

Usage examples for Toward

  1. She turned her pretty face toward him. – Quick Action by Robert W. Chambers
  2. The difficulty is that I do not wish to go too far toward the beach. – Masters of the Wheat-Lands by Harold Bindloss
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