- Also east·wards. toward the east.
- moving, bearing, facing, or situated toward the east.
- the eastward part, direction, or point.
Origin of eastward
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Examples from the Web for eastwards
The Norfolks were on the left, at the station, and eastwards down the line.The Doings of the Fifteenth Infantry Brigade
Edward Lord Gleichen
Eastwards, westwards, to the offing, or down to the bottom to spawn?A Poor Man's House
Stephen Sydney Reynolds
I see you were right, the change will come from the eastwards.The White Squall
John Conroy Hutcheson
You should turn aside to the left and let the road take you eastwards into the woods.Highways and Byways in Surrey
You have been running to the eastwards since I was struck down?Masters of the Wheat-Lands
- towards the east
- situated or directed towards the east
- a variant of eastwards
- the eastward part, direction, etc
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Word Origin and History for eastwards
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