"toward" Definition

  1. prep. Alt. of Towards
  2. adv. Alt. of Towards
  3. prep. Approaching; coming near.
  4. prep. Readly to do or learn; compliant with duty; not froward; apt; docile; tractable; as, a toward youth.
  5. prep. Ready to act; forward; bold; valiant.

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Position in dictionary: 101877 of 111710 words.
Word Type: prep., adv., prep., prep., prep.,
Words that start with "toward": 5
Words that end with "toward": 2
Words that contain "toward": 7
Next words in dictionary: towardliness, towardly, towardness, towards, towboat, towed, towel, toweling, tower, towered
Previous words in dictionary: towall, towage, tow-head, tow, touze, touter, tout-ensemble, tout, tousle, tousing

English Dictionary Definition of toward

Read all of this dictionary's definitions for the word "toward" on this page. Also learn the word type, other words that start with, end with or contain this word, the position in the dictionary and the next and previous terms. The historical definitions of the word "toward" found on this page is taken from the 1913 edition of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary.