'east·wards || iːstwərdz /-wədz adv. toward the east

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  • eastwards — [ēst′wərds] adv. EASTWARD * * * See eastwardly. * * * …   Universalium

  • eastwards — [ēst′wərds] adv. EASTWARD …   English World dictionary

  • eastwards — eastward, eastwards The only form for the adjective is eastward (in an eastward direction), but eastward and eastwards are both used for the adverb, with a preference for eastwards in BrE: • Traffic snarled eastwards along Brompton Road at a… …   Modern English usage

  • Eastwards — Eastward East ward, Eastwards East wards, adv. Toward the east; in the direction of east from some point or place; as, New Haven lies eastward from New York. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eastwards — east|wards [ˈi:stwədz US wərdz] adv also east|ward [ wəd US wərd] towards the east ▪ The ship continued sailing eastwards. >eastward adj ▪ We followed an eastward course up the river …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • eastwards — also eastward adverb towards the east: We sailed eastwards …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • eastwards — UK [ˈiːstwə(r)dz] / US [ˈɪstwərdz] adverb towards the east The plane flew eastwards into the wind …   English dictionary

  • eastwards — adverb see eastward I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • eastwards — adverb Eastward …   Wiktionary

  • eastwards — east|wards [ istwərdz ] adverb EASTWARD …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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