seaward

[ see-werd ]
/ ˈsi wərd /
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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.

Nearby words

  1. seaver,
  2. seaver, tom,
  3. seavy,
  4. seawall,
  5. seawan,
  6. seawards,
  7. seaware,
  8. seawater,
  9. seaway,
  10. seaweed

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

seawards

seaward

/ (ˈsiːwədz) /

adverb

towards the sea

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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