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toward

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Etymology

Old English tōweard

Preposition

toward (mainly in American English) or towards (mainly in British English)

  1. Moving in the direction of (but not necessarily arriving at).
    She moved toward the door.
  2. In relation to (someone or something).
    What are your feelings toward him?
  3. For the purpose of attaining (an aim).
    I'm saving money toward retirement.
  4. Located close to; near (a time or place).
    Our place is over toward the station.

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