preposition Also to·wards.
- promising or apt, as a student.
- compliant; docile.
Words nearby toward
OTHER WORDS FROM towardto·ward·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for towards
I began walking right, towards my dorm, when I realized I needed to go to the hospital.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“The journey of the show is towards a sense of self: the who you are in public and the who you are inside,” he says.
And every GOP win helps King achieve his goal: “to move the political center towards the right and towards the Constitution.”Steve King: GOP Congress Should Keep Repealing Obamacare|Ben Jacobs|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Towards the end of the interview, Ponomarev returned to the topic of Vanden Heuvel and her magazine.The Bolshevik Who Thinks ‘The Nation’ Is Too Left Wing|Eli Lake|October 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Centennial West line, which would be about the same size, would sweep west from Oklahoma towards California.
The morning after our departure was very foggy, and towards noon we had to slow down to less than half speed.Under the Dragon Flag|James Allan
Fan looked at her and shrunk away as she approached, and then turned her eyes, dilating again with fear, towards the door.Fan|W.H. Hudson (AKA Henry Harford)
My friend, it is impossible to conceive, even faintly, of the change that will come over us towards the meaning of life.The Blue Germ|Martin Swayne
He grasped mine and drew me towards him, then got me by the arm and began dragging me through the snow.Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood|George MacDonald
Seems that one day towards the close of last century Burke flung dagger on floor of House by way of peroration.
British Dictionary definitions for towards (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for towards (2 of 2)
preposition (təˈwɔːd, tɔːd)
Derived forms of towardtowardness, noun
Word Origin for toward
Idioms and Phrases with towards
see go a long way toward.