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  • as intoward/towards
  • as intoward/towards

synonyms for towards

  • against
  • almost
  • approaching
  • close to
  • coming up
  • contra
  • en route
  • facing
  • for
  • fronting
  • headed for
  • in relation to
  • in the direction of
  • in the vicinity
  • just before
  • moving
  • nearing
  • nearly
  • not quite
  • on the road to
  • over against
  • pointing to
  • proceeding
  • shortly before
  • to
  • via
  • vis-à-vis
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How to use towards in a sentence

Not a word now,” cried Longcluse harshly, extending his hand quickly towards him; “I may do that which can't be undone.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
As Perker said this, he looked towards the door, with an evident desire to render the leave-taking as brief as possible.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
In this situation we waited the motion of the enemy, without perceiving any advancement they made towards us.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
He stood, with the air of a hero, both arms extended towards the amazed pair of lovers.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The upper part of the stem is usually unbranched, but whorls of branches occur towards the base.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
He passed the latter part of his life in poverty, and towards the close of it, was confined in a madhouse.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The Colonel and his two friends rode back towards the south, from whence they came.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
It must be confessed that he felt none too kindly towards Grandfather Mole.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
So much for the attitude of the various schools of religious thought towards the Bible.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
One of the first out-goings of admiration towards form is the child's praise of "tiny" things.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
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