Antonyms
Etymology

1. westward

adverb. ['ˈwɛstwɝd'] toward the west.

Antonyms

  • eastside

Etymology

  • westweard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Westward

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

Sentences with westward


1. Adjective
Important events like the Louisiana Purchase, along with a desire for more farmland, prompted westward expansion.

2. Adverb
Opossums were originally found only in the southeastern U.S. but have gradually migrated northward and westward.

3. Verb, base form
This is because the formidable wall of rock and stone forms a long barrier to westward moving air masses.

4. Noun, singular or mass
From Wilmington, head north on US 421 to North Carolina 210, then turn left, westward.

2. westward

adjective. ['ˈwɛstwɝd'] moving toward the west.

Synonyms

  • westerly
  • westbound

Antonyms

  • eastern
  • easterly
  • eastbound

Etymology

  • westweard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. westward

noun. ['ˈwɛstwɝd'] the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees.

Synonyms

  • cardinal compass point
  • due west
  • west

Antonyms

  • eastmost
  • E
  • due east
  • cardinal compass point

Etymology

  • westweard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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