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Synonyms for windward
ˈwɪnd wərdwind·ward

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  1. windwardadjective



  2. windwardadjective

    Towards the wind, or the direction from which the wind is blowing.

    We beat our way windward.



  3. windwardadjective

    On the side exposed to the wind.



Princeton's WordNet4.0 / 1 vote

  1. windwardnoun

    the direction from which the wind is coming

    lee side, leeward, lee, lee(a), downwind, upwind

  2. windwardadjective

    the side of something that is toward the wind

    lee side, lee, leeward, lee(a), downwind, upwind

  3. windwardadverb

    on the side exposed to the wind

    "the windward islands"

    lee side, leeward, lee, lee(a), downwind, upwind

  4. windward, downwindadverb

    away from the wind

    "they were sailing windward"


    lee side, leeward, lee, lee(a), downwind, upwind

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  1. List of paraphrases for "windward":

    leeward, wind, upwind

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  1. Haley Brink:

    In August, the typical origin point for a tropical system to form is near the Leeward and Windward islands in the Caribbean, where Fred formed and where Grace is likely to form, by September, when peak hurricane season is, this origin area greatly expands to include much of the Caribbean, the Gulf of Mexico, and the western Atlantic as tropical waves track west off the coast of Africa.

  2. Scott Carvill:

    Waimanalo and windward Oahu have some of the best beaches in Hawaii sought by people all around the world.

  3. The NHC:

    Regardless of development, locally heavy rainfall is possible over the Windward Islands and the northeastern coast of Venezuela Tuesday night and Wednesday.

  4. Dan Kottlowski:

    We are expecting very rough and dangerous surf along with damaging tropical-storm-force and hurricane-force winds over the northern Leeward Islands, and tropical-storm-force winds over the southern Leewards to perhaps the northern Windward Islands, mostly in gusts.

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