seaward

[see-werd]
adjective
  1. facing or tending toward the sea: a seaward course.
  2. coming from the sea: a seaward wind.
noun
  1. 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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seawards

seaward

adverb
  1. towards the sea

seaward

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