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towards

EN[təˈwɔːdz] [tʊˈwɔːɹdz] [twɔːɹdz] [tɔːɹdz]
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    Definition of towards in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveSUF-s
    1. Near; at hand; in state of preparation; toward.
    2. Adverb
      1. In the direction of something (indicated by context).
      2. Preposition
        1. (British) alternative form of toward.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • To the east the effect of the old buildings looking towards the abbey (see Frontispiece once more) is so fine that little need be done beyond the necessary repair and reharling of these.
            • It wasn't long before the crowd's mood swung towards restless irritability.
            • This results in induction of a controlled hypocoagulative state to counteract the tendency towards clot formation.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Uncomparable adjectives
            • Adverbs
              • Uncomparable adverbs
              • Morphemes
                • Suffixes
                  • Words by suffix
                    • Words suffixed with -s
                • Prepositions

                Other Vocabulary

                Look-Alike Words
                1. en toward
                2. fr tôlards
                3. fr tocards
                4. en cowards
                5. en torwards
                Source: Wiktionary
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                Meaning of towards for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "towards" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also an adverb, more specifically, an uncomparable adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a preposition.
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