go toward(s)

phrasal verb

went toward(s); gone toward(s); going toward(s); goes toward(s)
: to help pay for (something)
My extra income is going towards a new car.
Your donations will go toward better sanitation for refugees.

Examples of go toward(s) in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Much of this will go towards the physical security measures (like steel barricades) that visitors will see. Donald J. Mihalek, ABC News, 6 July 2024 Some of the funds could go toward the California Department of Education to address school safety and gun violence, according to the law. Hanh Truong, Sacramento Bee, 30 June 2024 Regulators will have to make sure hydrogen production doesn’t siphon green energy that could go towards cleaning up other sources of global warming gases, such as homes or factories. Emily Wright, Washington Post, 27 June 2024 The money would also go towards securing a liveable wage for their current staff and starting a new executive team better equipped to handle non-profit work, including large-scale fundraising. Harrison Richlin, IndieWire, 21 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for go toward(s) 

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“Go toward(s).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20toward%28s%29. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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