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 for towards
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Toward \To"ward\, Towards \To"wards\, prep.[AS. ? impending,
     To,+and+-{ward">imminent, future, toward, ? towards. See To, and -{ward,
     wards.]
     1. In the direction of; to.
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              He set his face toward the wilderness. --Num. xxiv.
                                                    1.
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              The waves make towards the pebbled shore. --Shak.
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     2. With direction to, in a moral sense; with respect or
        reference to; regarding; concerning.
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              His eye shall be evil toward his brother. --Deut.
                                                    xxviii. 54.
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              Herein do I exercise myself, to have always a
              conscience void of offense toward God, and toward
              men.                                  --Acts xxiv.
                                                    16.
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     3. Tending to; in the direction of; in behalf of.
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              This was the first alarm England received towards
              any trouble.                          --Clarendom.
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     4. Near; about; approaching to.
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              I am toward nine years older since I left you.
                                                    --Swift.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Toward \To"ward\, Towards \To"wards\ adv.
     Near; at hand; in state of preparation.
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           Do you hear sught, sir, of a battle toward ? --Shak.
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           We have a trifling foolish banquet Towards. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Towards \To"wards\, prep. & adv.
     See Toward.
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