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westward Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
    due west; west; W.
  2. adjective satellite moving toward the west
    westerly; westbound.
    • westbound pioneers
  3. adverb toward the west
    westwards.
    • they traveled westward toward the setting sun
WordNet

West"ward, West"wards adverb (Also<
  • Westward
  • Westwards
)
Etymology
AS. westweard. See West, and -ward.
Definitions
  1. Toward the west; as, to ride or sail westward.
    Westward the course of empire takes its way. Berkeley.
West"ward adjective
Definitions
  1. Lying toward the west.
    Yond same star that's westward from the pole. Shak.
West"ward noun
Definitions
  1. The western region or countries; the west.

Webster 1913


"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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