toward

suomi-englanti sanakirja

toward englanniksi

  1. In the direction of.

  2. (ux)

  3. (RQ:KJV)

  4. He set his face toward the wilderness.
  5. (RQ:Vance Nobody)

  6. 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.
  7. 2019, VOA Learning English (public domain)

  8. China has claimed that South Korea’s dust flies toward Shanghai.
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  9. In relation to (someone or something).

  10. So that the man that is tender among you, and very delicate, his eye shall be evil toward his brother, and toward the wife of his bosom, and toward the remnant of his children which he shall leave
  11. For the purpose of attaining (an aim).

  12. Located close to; near (a time or place).

  13. January 8, 1723, (w), Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift/Volume 12/From Jonathan Swift to John Gay - 1|letter to John Gay

  14. I am toward nine years older since I left you.
  15. Yielding, pliant; docile; ready or apt to learn; not froward.

  16. Future; to-come.

  17. (RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)

  18. Approaching, coming near; impending; present, hand.

  19. (RQ:Shakespeare Lear)

  20. (RQ:Carlyle Past and Present)&93; 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.

  21. Promising, likely.

  22. (RQ:Shakespeare Henry 6-3)

  23. (RQ:Swift Gulliver)

  24. (quote-journal)|date=25 July 1994|title=How I met my wife|passage=And even though I had only swerving loyalty to her, my manners couldn't be peccable. Only toward and heard-of behavior would do.|footer=(small) use of the word.|brackets=on

  25. In the direction of; (l).

  26. (RQ:Chaucer Canterbury)|translation=Towards Saluzzo they make their journey, / From day to day they ride on their way(..)

  27. Into the presence of.

  28. In proximity to; near, by.

  29. In an exchange or communication with; to.

  30. c. 1190 - 1215, Layamon, ''Laȝamon's Brut''

  31. Þe while þe he spac touward Goden.
  32. Having a wont or tendency towards.

  33. Similar to.

  34. Subject to; under the control of.

  35. Useful for; prepared for.

  36. Future, forthcoming; come.

  37. Near hand; imminent, nigh.

  38. Moving forth.

  39. of goodwill, benevolent; well-tempered, gentle.

  40. In a given direction, typically toward something specific.

  41. Nearly, almost.