preposition Also to·wards .
- promising or apt, as a student.
- compliant; docile.
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OTHER WORDS FROM towardto·ward·ness, noun
Words nearby toward
Example sentences from the Web for toward
And Epstein continues to steer money toward universities to advance scientific research.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Doubling down on Schedule I is, at best, a deranged way to push Americans away from “medical,” and toward recreational, use.
That kind of compassion might go a long way toward helping us begin to respond to a hurting world.
And black fury toward cops today is fueled by historic economic disparities and by the economic disaster of the past decade plus.
Wisner continues to feel angry toward the agency because she believes she was misled.
Davy looked around and saw an old man coming toward them across the lawn.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
She walked away toward another door, which was masked with a curtain that she lifted.Confidence|Henry James
For it is better that thy children should ask of thee, than that thou look toward the hands of thy children.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Her heart fluttered violently with fear as she saw that he stepped out after her, and walked by her side toward the house.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
And as she hesitated between obedience to one and duty toward the other, her life, her love and future was in the balance.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
British Dictionary definitions for toward
preposition (təˈwɔːd, tɔːd)
Derived forms of towardtowardness, noun
Word Origin for toward
Idioms and Phrases with toward
see go a long way toward.