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Synonyms for toward
tɔrd, toʊrd, twɔrd, twoʊrd; tɔrd, toʊrd

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  1. toward(preposition)

    Synonyms:
    towards

  2. toward(preposition)

    Moving in the direction of (but not necessarily arriving at).

    She moved toward the door.

    Synonyms:
    towards

  3. toward(preposition)

    In relation to (someone or something).

    What are your feelings toward him?

    Synonyms:
    towards

  4. toward(preposition)

    For the purpose of attaining (an aim).

    I'm saving money toward retirement.

    Synonyms:
    towards

  5. toward(adjective)

    Promising, likely; froward.

    Why, that is spoken like a toward prince. ― Shakespeare.

    Synonyms:
    towards

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. toward(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    in the direction of

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "toward":

    towards, to, about, circa, against, vers

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How to use toward in a sentence?

  1. The President:

    The murder of George Floyd at the hands of police was a horrible tragedy -- one of countless tragedies to befall people of color across the United States. The vast majority of protesters today did so peacefully, toward a common goal of promoting justice and equality, i am deeply thankful for their voices and their positive, forceful message. I also want to express my gratitude to all the police officers and other first responders working to protect the people of Boston from the individuals whose violent actions, looting and property destruction was criminal and cowardly -- and distracted from the powerful statement made today by thousands of Massachusetts residents.

  2. David Norris:

    Politicians used to rush out of the way to avoid photos with me. Now it's the reverse, the (same-sex marriage) campaign itself has been a landmark for Ireland ... there is a much clearer and much softer attitude toward gay people.

  3. Brian Tracy:

    Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.

  4. Ingeborg Oswald:

    He went online and started reading all these positive things about ayahuasca, which is something I had never heard of before, apparently there's a huge, positive movement toward ayahuasca. And he thought that that would help him maybe discover who he was.

  5. Andrew Lebovich:

    The possible introduction of IS operations in Tunisia could be the start of renewed targeting of civilians in the region, and also push al Qaeda-linked groups who have for some time targeted largely political and military targets back toward more overt attacks against civilians.

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