southward

[ south-werd; Nautical suhth-erd ]

adjective
  1. moving, bearing, facing, or situated toward the south.

  2. coming from the south, as a wind.

adverb
  1. Also southwards. toward the south; south.

noun
  1. the southward part, direction, or point.

Origin of southward

1
before 900; Middle English; Old English sūth weard.See south, -ward

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British Dictionary definitions for southward

southward

/ (ˈsaʊθwəd, nautical ˈsʌðəd) /


adjective
  1. situated, directed, or moving towards the south

noun
  1. the southward part, direction, etc; the south

adverb
  1. a variant of southwards

Derived forms of southward

  • southwardly, adjective, adverb

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