Student Dictionary

One entry found for toward.
Main Entry: to·ward
Variant(s): or to·wards /(primarystress)tomacr(-schwa)rd(z), (primarystress)todot(-schwa)rd(z), tschwa-primarystresswodotrd(z), (primarystress)twodotrd(z), (primarystress)twomacrrd(z)/
Function: preposition
1 : in the direction of <heading toward town>
2 a : along a course leading to <efforts toward peace> b : in regard to <attitude toward life>
3 : so as to face <turn the chair toward the window>
4 : not long before : NEAR <toward noon>
5 : as part of the payment for <$100 toward a new sofa>

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