homeward

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English homward, from Old English hāmweard, from Proto-Germanic *haimawarda, equivalent to home +‎ -ward. Cognate with Dutch heimwaarts, German heimwärts (homeward).

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Adverb[edit]

homeward (comparative more homeward, superlative most homeward)

  1. towards home
    • I am homeward bound
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English homward, from the adverb (see above).

Adjective[edit]

homeward (comparative more homeward, superlative most homeward)

  1. oriented towards home
    • I caught a homeward bus
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