seaward

[ see-werd ]
/ ˈsi wərd /

adverb

Also sea·wards. 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.

Origin of seaward

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at sea, -ward
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British Dictionary definitions for seawards (1 of 2)

seawards

seaward

/ (ˈsiːwədz) /

adverb

towards the sea

British Dictionary definitions for seawards (2 of 2)

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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