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4 definitions found
 for Toward
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Toward \To"ward\, a. [AS. ?. See Toward, prep.]
     1. Approaching; coming near. "His toward peril." --Spenser.
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     2. Readly to do or learn; compliant with duty; not froward;
        apt; docile; tractable; as, a toward youth.
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     3. Ready to act; forward; bold; valiant.
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              Why, that is spoken like a toward prince. --Shak.
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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 Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  32 Moby Thesaurus words for "toward":
     about, across, advantageous, against, anent, as, beneficial, brave,
     confronting, en route to, facing, favorable, favoring, fronting,
     headed for, helpful, in front of, in opposition to, in passage to,
     in transit to, on, on route to, opposite to, over against,
     propitious, to, towards, up, upon, useful, versus, vis-a-vis
  
  

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