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eastward

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adverb or adjective east·ward \ˈēst-wərd\

Definition of eastward

  1. :  toward the east

eastwards

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First Known Use of eastward

before 12th century


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eastward

noun east·ward

Definition of eastward

  1. :  eastward direction or part sail to the eastward

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First Known Use of eastward

before 12th century


EASTWARD Defined for English Language Learners

eastward

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adverb

Definition of eastward for English Language Learners

  • : toward the east


EASTWARD Defined for Kids

eastward

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adverb or adjective east·ward \ˈēs-twərd\

Definition of eastward for Students

  1. :  toward the east


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