westward

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English westweard.

Adjective[edit]

westward (comparative more westward, superlative most westward)

  1. Lying toward the west.
    Yond same star that's westward from the pole. -William Shakespeare.

Adverb[edit]

westward (comparative more westward, superlative most westward)

  1. Toward the west; as, to ride or sail westward.
    Westward the course of empire takes its way. -George Berkeley.

Noun[edit]

westward (uncountable)

  1. The western region or countries; the west.

Middle English[edit]

Adverb[edit]

westward

  1. westward

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