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1. northward

adverb. ['ˈnɔrθwɝd'] in a northern direction.

Synonyms

  • northwards
  • northerly

Antonyms

  • southmost
  • southwestward
  • Confederacy

Etymology

  • -ward (English)
  • -weard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • north (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Northward

  • afterward
  • forward
  • northeastward
  • norward
  • upward

Example sentences of the word northward


1. Noun, singular or mass
Like many migratory birds, some dragonfly species fly south for the winter and northward when the weather warms.

2. Adjective
You might research how the Hundred Years War with France delayed the northward progress of the Renaissance.

3. Adverb
Beans moved northward across Mexico to the United States.

2. northward

adjective. ['ˈnɔrθwɝd'] moving toward the north.

Synonyms

  • north

Antonyms

  • southern
  • south-central

Etymology

  • -ward (English)
  • -weard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • north (English)

3. northward

noun. ['ˈnɔrθwɝd'] the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees.

Synonyms

  • north
  • N
  • due north

Antonyms

  • southward
  • South
  • southeastward
  • Confederate States of America

Etymology

  • -ward (English)
  • -weard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • north (English)
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