southward

[ south-werd; Nautical suhth-erd ]
/ ˈsaʊθ wərd; Nautical ˈsʌð ərd /

adjective

moving, bearing, facing, or situated toward the south.
coming from the south, as a wind.

adverb

Also southwards. toward the south; south.

noun

the southward part, direction, or point.

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Origin of southward

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

situated, directed, or moving towards the south

noun

the southward part, direction, etc; the south

adverb

a variant of southwards

Derived forms of southward

southwardly, adjective, adverb
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