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1. southward

adverb. ['ˈsaʊθwɝd'] toward the south.

Synonyms

  • southerly

Antonyms

  • northwest
  • northbound

Etymology

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

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Rhymes with Southward

  • awkward
  • awkward
  • aylward
  • backward
  • buzzword
  • carryforward
  • cloward
  • derward
  • dorward
  • downward
  • durward
  • eastward
  • eduard
  • edward
  • gatward
  • goward
  • hallward
  • harward
  • hayward
  • heyward

Sentences with southward


1. Noun, singular or mass
Every year in April, male African elephants begin migrating southward in search of female herds to mate with.

2. Adverb
The barrel cactus grows southward toward the sun so much that it practically lies over on one side.

2. southward

adjective. ['ˈsaʊθwɝd'] moving toward the south.

Synonyms

  • southbound

Antonyms

  • northern
  • north-central

Etymology

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

3. southward

noun. ['ˈsaʊθwɝd'] the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees.

Synonyms

  • due south
  • S
  • cardinal compass point

Antonyms

  • northwesterly
  • northeastern
  • northwestward
  • northwestern

Etymology

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