eastward

[ eest-werd ]
/ ˈist wərd /

adverb

Also east·wards. toward the east.

adjective

moving, bearing, facing, or situated toward the east.

noun

the eastward part, direction, or point.

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Origin of eastward

before 850; Middle English estward, Old English ēasteweard. See east, -ward
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British Dictionary definitions for eastward

eastward
/ (ˈiːstwəd) /

adjective

situated or directed towards the east

adverb

a variant of eastwards

noun

the eastward part, direction, etc

Derived forms of eastward

eastwardly, adverb, adjective
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