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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Old English _tōweard_, equivalent to _to_ +‎ _-ward_

From Old English tōweard, equivalent to to +‎ -ward

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /təˈwɔːd/ * (General American) IPA(key): /twɔːɹd/, /tɔː(ə)ɹd/ * Rhymes: -ɔː(r)d, -wɔːd * Hyphenation: to‧ward

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PREPOSITION
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English - Preposition

TOWARD (mainly in American English) * In the direction of. _She moved TOWARD the door._ * Bible, Numbers xxiv. 1 He set his face TOWARD the wilderness. * 1914, Louis Joseph Vance, _Nobody_, chapter III: Turning back, then, TOWARD the basement staircase, she began to grope her way through blinding darkness, but had taken only a few uncertain steps when, of a sudden, she stopped short and for a little stood like a stricken thing, quite motionless save that she quaked to her very marrow in the grasp of a great and enervating fear. * In relation to (someone or something). _What are your feelings TOWARD him?_ * Bible, Deuteronomy His eye shall be evil TOWARD his brother. * For the purpose of attaining (an aim). _I'm saving money TOWARD retirement._ * Located close to; near (a time or place). _Our place is over TOWARD the station._ * Jonathan Swift (1667–1745) I am TOWARD nine years older since I left you. SYNONYMS * towards USAGE NOTES * Although some have tried to discern a semantic distinction between the words _toward_ and _towards_, the difference is merely dialectal. _Toward_ is more common in American English and _towards_ is the predominant form in British English. TRANSLATIONS

toward (mainly in American English)

  1. In the direction of.
    She moved toward the door.
  2. In relation to (someone or something).
    What are your feelings toward him?
  3. For the purpose of attaining (an aim).
    I'm saving money toward retirement.
  4. Located close to; near (a time or place).
    Our place is over toward the station.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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English - Adjective

TOWARD (_not comparable_) * (obsolete) Future; to come. * 1590, Edmund Spenser, _The Faerie Queene_, II.iv: ere that wished day his beame disclosd, / He either enuying my TOWARD good, / Or of himselfe to treason ill disposd / One day vnto me came in friendly mood [...]. * (dated) Approaching, coming near; impending; present, at hand. * Shakespeare Do you hear aught, sir, of a battle TOWARD? * 1843, Thomas Carlyle, _Past and Present_, book 2, ch. XV, _Practical — Devotional_ On the morrow […] our Lord Abbot orders the Cellerarius to send off his carpenters to demolish the said structure _brevi manu_, and lay up the wood in safe keeping. Old Dean Herbert, hearing what was TOWARD, comes tottering along hither, to plead humbly for himself and his mill. * Yielding, pliant; docile; ready or apt to learn; not froward. * (obsolete or archaic) Promising, likely; froward. _Why, that is spoken like a TOWARD prince._ ― Shakespeare.

toward (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) Future; to come.
  2. (dated) Approaching, coming near; impending; present, at hand.
  3. Yielding, pliant; docile; ready or apt to learn; not froward.
  4. (obsolete or archaic) Promising, likely; froward.
    Why, that is spoken like a toward prince.Shakespeare.


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