Definition of Windward

1. Noun. The direction from which the wind is coming.

Generic synonyms: Direction
Specialized synonyms: To Windward, Weather Side, Weatherboard, Windward Side
Antonyms: Leeward



2. Adjective. On the side exposed to the wind. "The windward islands"
Similar to: Upwind, Weather
Antonyms: Leeward

3. Adverb. Away from the wind. "They were sailing windward"
Exact synonyms: Downwind
Antonyms: Upwind, Leeward

4. Noun. The side of something that is toward the wind.
Generic synonyms: Face, Side
Antonyms: Leeward

Definition of Windward

1. n. The point or side from which the wind blows; as, to ply to the windward; -- opposed to leeward.

2. a. Situated toward the point from which the wind blows; as, the Windward Islands.

3. adv. Toward the wind; in the direction from which the wind blows.

4. n. The point or side from which the wind blows; as, to ply to the windward; -- opposed to leeward.

5. a. Situated toward the point from which the wind blows; as, the Windward Islands.

6. adv. Toward the wind; in the direction from which the wind blows.

Definition of Windward

1. Adjective. Towards the wind, or the direction from which the wind is blowing. ¹

2. Adjective. On the side exposed to the wind. ¹

3. Adverb. In a direction from which the wind blows, against the wind. ¹

4. Noun. The direction from which the wind blows. ¹

5. Noun. The side receiving the wind's force. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Windward

1. the direction from which the wind blows [n -S]

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