Words nearby windward
Idioms for windward
OTHER WORDS FROM windwardwind·ward·ness, noun
British Dictionary definitions for to windward
Idioms and Phrases with to windward
Toward an advantageous position, as in We were hoping to get to windward of the situation. This expression transfers the nautical meaning of the phrase, “move in the direction from which the wind blows,” to other kinds of undertaking. Its figurative use dates from the late 1700s.