DictionaryThesaurusScrabbleExamplesQuiz

towards

EN[təˈwɔːdz] [tʊˈwɔːɹdz] [twɔːɹdz] [tɔːɹdz]
US

    Definition of towards in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveSUF-s
    1. Near; at hand; in state of preparation; toward.
    2. Adverb
      1. In the direction of something (indicated by context).
      2. Preposition
        1. (British) alternative form of toward.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • As we rise in the scale of forces towards greater subtility, the forces become more important and efficient.
            • Deflategate – the biggest scandal involving underpressurised balls ever to engulf American football – parped its way ever more painfully towards a denouement last week.
            • In these uncertain times, I am disposed towards caution. ‎ (Used here intransitively in the passive voice)
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Uncomparable adjectives
            • Adverbs
              • Uncomparable adverbs
              • Morphemes
                • Suffixes
                  • Words by suffix
                    • Words suffixed with -s
                • Prepositions

                Other Vocabulary

                Look-Alike Words
                1. en toward
                2. fr tôlards
                3. fr tocards
                4. en cowards
                5. en torwards
                Source: Wiktionary
                 0 0

                Meaning of towards for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "towards" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also an adverb, more specifically, an uncomparable adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a preposition.
                Difficultness: Level 1
                12345678910
                Easy     ➨     Difficult
                Definiteness: Level 3
                12345678910
                Definite    ➨     Versatile