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seaward

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noun sea·ward \ˈsē-wərd\

Definition of seaward

  1. :  the direction or side away from land and toward the open sea

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First Known Use of seaward

14th century


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seaward

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adverb sea·ward \-wərdz\
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seawards

Definition of seaward

  1. :  toward the sea

First Known Use of seaward

1517


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seaward

adjective sea·ward

Definition of seaward

  1. 1 :  directed or situated toward the sea

  2. 2 :  coming from the sea a seaward wind

First Known Use of seaward

circa 1621


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seaward

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Definition of seaward for English Language Learners

  • : toward the sea


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