Southward South"ward (?; colloq. ?), Southwards South"wards (?; colloq. ?), adv. Toward the south, or toward a point nearer the south than the east or west point; as, to go southward. [1913 Webster]

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  • southwards — UK [ˈsaʊθwə(r)dz] / US [ˈsaʊθwərdz] or southward UK [ˈsaʊθwə(r)d] / US [ˈsaʊθwərdz] adverb towards or in the south a train speeding southwards • go southwards …   English dictionary

  • southwards — [southwərdz, ] naut [.suth′wərdz] adv. SOUTHWARD * * * See southwardly. * * * …   Universalium

  • southwards — [southwərdz, ] naut [.suth′wərdz] adv. SOUTHWARD …   English World dictionary

  • southwards — southward, southwards The only form for the adjective is southward (in a southward direction), but southward and southwards are both used for the adverb, with a preference for southwards in BrE: • Highway 61 Revisited, an exploration of the road… …   Modern English usage

  • southwards — south|wards [ˈsauθwədz US wərdz] adv also south|ward [ wəd US wərd] towards the south ▪ We followed the coast southwards. >southward adj ▪ the southward route to Charlestown …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • southwards — also southward adverb towards the south: The ship sailed southwards …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • southwards — adverb see southward I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • southwards — adverb In a south direction See Also: southward …   Wiktionary

  • southwards — adv. toward the south, southward …   English contemporary dictionary

  • southwards — south·wards …   English syllables

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