Westward West"ward, Westwards West"wards, adv. [AS. westweard. See {West}, and {-ward}. ] Toward the west; as, to ride or sail westward. [1913 Webster]

Westward the course of empire takes its way. --Berkeley. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • westwards — adverb see westward I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • westwards — adverb westward …   Wiktionary

  • westwards — west|wards [ westwərdz ] adverb WESTWARD …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • westwards — west·wards || westwÉ™(r)dz adj. westward, westerly; faces the west adv. towards the west, westward …   English contemporary dictionary

  • westwards — west·wards …   English syllables

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