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Definitions of Towards

  1. See Toward. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. In the direction of; to. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Near; about; approaching to. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. In a course or line leading to; also, facing. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. Aiming at or contributing to; for. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. Near in time; about. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Near; at hand; in state of preparation. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Nearly; near at hand. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. Ready to do or learn; docile. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for Towards

  1. Nevertheless the pikemen kept their ground till towards the end of the seventeenth century. – Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. II. by Gustav Freytag
  2. He stopped speaking as Mrs. Manderson came towards them. – The Woman in Black by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
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