toward

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toward is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
toward

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(this spelling is mostly American)

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toward

  1. Facing or moving in the direction of something.
    We were walking toward the shop when she began feeling sick.
    Looking toward the east, we could see the city.
    I was walking toward my car when I fell.
    I've always had strong feelings toward her.
  2. If you put money towards something, the money is to help pay for it.
    He's been saving money toward a new computer for school.
  3. close to
    Toward the end, we were getting very tired.

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