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.

Origin of eastward

before 850; Middle English estward, Old English ēasteweard. See east, -ward
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British Dictionary definitions for eastwards (1 of 2)

eastwards

eastward

/ (ˈiːstwədz) /

adverb

towards the east

British Dictionary definitions for eastwards (2 of 2)

eastward

/ (ˈiːstwəd) /

adjective

situated or directed towards the east

adverb

a variant of eastwards

noun

the eastward part, direction, etc

Derived Forms

eastwardly, adverb, adjective
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