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1. seaward

adverb. ['ˈsiːwɝd'] in the direction of the sea.

Synonyms

  • seawards

Antonyms

  • windward
  • marine

Etymology

  • -ward (English)
  • -weard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sea (English)
  • see (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Seaward

  • leeward

Sentences with seaward


1. Adverb
Rip currents, flowing seaward away from the beach, can be deadly.

2. Adjective
The seaward side of Cade's Reef sees both stronger currents and deeper water.

3. Verb, past participle
The beach on St. Simons Island stretches hundreds of yards seaward at low tide.

2. seaward

noun. ['ˈsiːwɝd'] the direction toward the sea.

Antonyms

  • landlocked

Etymology

  • -ward (English)
  • -weard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sea (English)
  • see (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. seaward

adjective. ['ˈsiːwɝd'] directed or situated away from inland regions and toward the sea or coast.

Antonyms

  • aquatic

Etymology

  • -ward (English)
  • -weard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sea (English)
  • see (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. seaward

adjective. ['ˈsiːwɝd'] (of winds) coming from the sea toward the land.

Synonyms

  • onshore
  • inshore

Antonyms

  • amphibious
  • enfranchisement
  • leeward

Etymology

  • -ward (English)
  • -weard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sea (English)
  • see (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. seaward

adjective. ['ˈsiːwɝd'] (of winds) coming from the land.

Antonyms

  • outgoing

Etymology

  • -ward (English)
  • -weard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sea (English)
  • see (Middle English (1100-1500))
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