northeastwards

[ nawrth-eest-werdz; Nautical nawr-eest-werdz ]
/ ˌnɔrθˈist wərdz; Nautical ˌnɔrˈist wərdz /

adverb

Origin of northeastwards

Definition for northeastwards (2 of 2)

northeastward
[ nawrth-eest-werd; Nautical nawr-eest-werd ]
/ ˌnɔrθˈist wərd; Nautical ˌnɔrˈist wərd /

adverb, adjective

Also north·east·ward·ly. toward the northeast.

noun

Origin of northeastward

First recorded in 1545–55; northeast + -ward
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British Dictionary definitions for northeastwards (1 of 2)

northeastwards

northeastward

/ (ˌnɔːθˈiːstwədz, nautical ˌnɔːrˈiːstwədz) /

adverb

to the northeast

British Dictionary definitions for northeastwards (2 of 2)

northeastward
/ (ˌnɔːθˈiːstwəd, nautical ˌnɔːrˈiːstwəd) /

adjective

towards or (esp of a wind) from the northeast

noun

a direction towards or area in the northeast

Derived forms of northeastward

northeastwardly, adjective, adverb
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