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eastward

[eest-werd]
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adverb
  1. Also east·wards. toward the east.
adjective
  1. moving, bearing, facing, or situated toward the east.
noun
  1. the eastward part, direction, or point.

Origin of eastward

before 850; Middle English estward, Old English ēasteweard. See east, -ward
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eastward

adjective
  1. situated or directed towards the east
adverb
  1. a variant of eastwards
noun
  1. the eastward part, direction, etc
Derived Formseastwardly, adverb, adjective
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Word Origin and History for eastward

adv.

Old English eastwærde; see east + -ward.

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