- Also sea·wards. toward the sea: a storm moving seaward.
- the direction toward the sea or away from the land.
Origin of seaward
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Examples from the Web for seawards
Seawards first and then on shipboard, and so to the shores that are calling me!The Wind in the Willows
It is through this opening that the best view of the cone is obtained from seawards.In the Andamans and Nicobars
C. Boden Kloss
For a moment the line hung slack, as a great back-wave lifted the boat on its crest and carried it seawards.Roger Ingleton, Minor
Talbot Baines Reed
On the 21st at day light, we saw off to seawards a low island of which the Moorish pilot had been afraid in the night.
It was founded by the late Messrs. Seawards, above sixty years ago.
- towards the sea
- a variant of seawards
- directed or moving towards the sea
- (esp of a wind) coming from the sea
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