- moving, bearing, facing, or situated toward the south.
- coming from the south, as a wind.
- Also south·wards. toward the south; south.
- the southward part, direction, or point.
Origin of southward
Examples from the Web for southwards
Contemporary Examples of southwards
The Tsars used them to push the frontiers of Russia southwards and east, through Siberia and as far as the Pacific Ocean.Cossacks: The Cowboys of Crimea
March 12, 2014
Historical Examples of southwards
We complied, and they rode off southwards, Abu Dahook returning to his camp.Byeways in Palestine
She twisted and turned now southwards, now west, now northwards.Priscilla's Spies
George A. Birmingham
From Ghazni southwards to Pannah there is nothing but open plain.The Gates of India
Southwards they reach the Afghan frontier in the Kohistan of Cabl.Man and His Migrations
R. G. (Robert Gordon) Latham
Quintus and his companion went onwards, still to the southwards.Quintus Claudius, Volume 1 of 2
- towards the south
- situated, directed, or moving towards the south
- the southward part, direction, etc; the south
- a variant of southwards