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seaward

[ see-werd ]
/ ˈsi wərd /
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adverb
Also seawards. toward the sea: a storm moving seaward.
adjective
facing or tending toward the sea: a seaward course.
coming from the sea: a seaward wind.
noun
the direction toward the sea or away from the land.
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Origin of seaward

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at sea, -ward
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British Dictionary definitions for seaward

seaward
/ (ˈsiːwəd) /

adverb
a variant of seawards
adjective
directed or moving towards the sea
(esp of a wind) coming from the sea
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