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Old English tōweard
- Moving in the direction of (but not necessarily arriving at).
- She moved toward the door.
- In relation to (someone or something).
- What are your feelings toward him?
- For the purpose of attaining (an aim).
- I'm saving money toward retirement.
- Located close to; near (a time or place).
- Our place is over toward the station.
- Although some have tried to discern a semantic distinction between the words toward and towards, the difference is merely dialectal. Toward is more common in American English and towards is the predominant form in British English.
moving in the direction of
for the purpose of
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