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towards : Related Words Words similar in meaning to towards

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sticking

  • adjective satellite extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary
    jutting; protruding; relieved; sticking out; projected; projecting.
    • the jutting limb of a tree
    • massive projected buttresses
    • his protruding ribs
    • a pile of boards sticking over the end of his truck
  • verb put, fix, force, or implant
    lodge; wedge; stick; deposit.
    • lodge a bullet in the table
    • stick your thumb in the crack

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adapical

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point

  • noun a geometric element that has position but no extension
    • a point is defined by its coordinates
  • noun the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
    • she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

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bound

  • noun a line determining the limits of an area
    boundary; edge.
  • noun the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
    boundary; bounds.

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galvanotaxis

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uphill

  • noun the upward slope of a hill
  • adjective satellite sloping upward
    rising; acclivitous.

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dayside

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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outward

  • adjective relating to physical reality rather than with thoughts or the mind
    • a concern with outward beauty rather than with inward reflections
  • adjective satellite that is going out or leaving
    outward-bound; outbound.
    • the departing train
    • an outward journey
    • outward-bound ships

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spaceward

  • adverb towards outer space
    spacewards.

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spacewards

  • adverb towards outer space
    spaceward.

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earthbound

  • adjective satellite confined to the earth
  • adjective satellite lacking wit or imagination
    pedestrian; prosaic; prosy.
    • a pedestrian movie plot

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tropism

  • noun an involuntary orienting response; positive or negative reaction to a stimulus source

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ways

  • noun structure consisting of a sloping way down to the water from the place where ships are built or repaired
    slipway; shipway.
  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion

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west

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
    due west; W; westward.
  • noun the countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America
    Occident.

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make

  • noun a recognizable kind
    brand.
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?
  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    shuffle; shuffling.

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godward

Toward God. 2 Cor. iii. 4.

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lean

  • noun the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
    tilt; list; leaning; inclination.
    • the tower had a pronounced tilt
    • the ship developed a list to starboard
    • he walked with a heavy inclination to the right
  • verb to incline or bend from a vertical position
    tilt; tip; slant; angle.
    • She leaned over the banister

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attract

  • verb direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes
    pull; pull in; draw in; draw.
    • Her good looks attract the stares of many men
    • The ad pulled in many potential customers
    • This pianist pulls huge crowds
    • The store owner was happy that the ad drew in many new customers
  • verb be attractive to
    appeal.
    • The idea of a vacation appeals to me
    • The beautiful garden attracted many people

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up_to

  • adjective satellite busy or occupied with
    • what have you been up to?
    • up to no good
  • adjective satellite having the requisite qualities for
    adequate to; equal to; capable.
    • equal to the task
    • the work isn't up to the standard I require

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heliotropism

  • noun an orienting response to the sun

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northbound

  • adjective satellite moving toward the north
    northward.
    • the northbound lane
    • we took the north train
    • the northward flow of traffic

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inswing

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east

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees
    eastward; E; due east.
  • noun the countries of Asia
    Orient.

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ingrowing

  • adjective satellite growing abnormally into the flesh
    ingrown.
    • an ingrown toenail

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westbound

  • adjective satellite moving toward the west
    westerly; westward.
    • westbound pioneers

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take

  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; yield; takings; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%
  • noun the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

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inrush

  • noun an inflow
    inpouring; inpour.
    • an inpouring of spiritual comfort

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transearth

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upriver

  • adverb toward the source or against the current
    upstream.

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to

The preposition to primarily indicates approach and arrival, motion made in the direction of a place or thing and attaining it, access; and also, motion or tendency without arrival; movement toward; -- opposed to from. "To Canterbury they wend." Chaucer.
Stay with us, go not to Wittenberg. Shak.
So to the sylvan lodge They came, that like Pomona's arbor smiled. Milton.
I'll to him again, . . . He'll tell me all his purpose. She stretched her arms to heaven. Dryden.

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craniad

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adaxial

  • adjective nearest to or facing toward the axis of an organ or organism
    ventral.
    • the upper side of a leaf is known as the adaxial surface

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way

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; manner; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun how a result is obtained or an end is achieved
    agency; means.
    • a means of control
    • an example is the best agency of instruction
    • the true way to success

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sideways

  • adjective satellite (of movement) at an angle
    crabwise.
  • adverb with one side forward or to the front
    sidewise; sideway.
    • turned sideways to show the profile
    • crabs seeming to walk sidewise

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fore

  • noun front part of a vessel or aircraft
    prow; stem; bow.
    • he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line
  • adjective situated at or toward the bow of a vessel

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make_for

  • verb cause to happen or to occur as a consequence
    bring; play; work; wreak.
    • I cannot work a miracle
    • wreak havoc
    • bring comments
    • play a joke
    • The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area

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endofacial

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in-

A prefix from Eng. prep. in, also from Lat. prep. in, meaning in, into, on, among; as, inbred, inborn, inroad; incline, inject, intrude. In words from the Latin, in- regularly becomes il- before l, ir- before r, and im- before a labial; as, illusion, irruption, imblue, immigrate, impart. In- is sometimes used with an simple intensive force.

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posterior

  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; seat; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; behind; tooshie; hind end; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?
  • noun a tooth situated at the back of the mouth
    back tooth.

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backwards

  • adverb at or to or toward the back or rear
    rearward; rearwards; backward; back.
    • he moved back
    • tripped when he stepped backward
    • she looked rearward out the window of the car
  • adverb in a manner or order or direction the reverse of normal
    backward.
    • it's easy to get the `i' and the `e' backward in words like `seize' and `siege'
    • the child put her jersey on backward

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sticking_point

  • noun a point at which an impasse arises in progress toward an agreement or a goal

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southwards

  • adverb toward the south
    southerly; southward.
    • the ship turned southerly
  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees
    due south; S; southward; south.

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endwise

  • adverb on end or upright
    endways.
    • sticks leaning against the wall endways
  • adverb in or toward the direction of the ends; lengthwise
    endways.
    • endways pressure

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ingrown

  • adjective satellite growing abnormally into the flesh
    ingrowing.
    • an ingrown toenail

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line

  • noun a formation of people or things one beside another
    • the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed
    • they were arrayed in line of battle
    • the cast stood in line for the curtain call
  • noun a mark that is long relative to its width
    • He drew a line on the chart

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phototaxis

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centripetal

  • adjective tending to move toward a center
    • centripetal force
  • adjective satellite tending to unify
    unifying.

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for

In the most general sense, indicating that in consideration of, in view of, or with reference to, which anything is done or takes place.

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downstage

  • noun the front half of the stage (as seen from the audience)
  • adjective of the front half of a stage

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adbasal

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klinotaxis

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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against

Abreast; opposite to; facing; towards; as, against the mouth of a river; -- in this sense often preceded by over.
Jacob saw the angels of God come against him. Tyndale.

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take_to

  • verb have a fancy or particular liking or desire for
    go for; fancy.
    • She fancied a necklace that she had seen in the jeweler's window
  • verb develop a habit; apply oneself to a practice or occupation
    • She took to drink
    • Men take to the military trades

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translunar

  • adjective situated beyond the moon or its orbit around the earth
    superlunar; superlunary; translunary.
    • who can imagine a translunary visitor in Times Square?
  • adjective satellite unworldly or ethereal
    superlunar; superlunary; translunary.
    • high translunary dreams

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toward

In the direction of; to.
He set his face toward the wilderness. Num. xxiv. 1.
The waves make towards'' the pebbled shore. Shak.

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bluewards

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homeward

  • adjective satellite oriented toward home
    homeward-bound.
    • in a homeward direction
    • homeward-bound commuters
  • adverb toward home
    homewards.
    • fought his way homeward through the deep snow

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