Definition of Eastward

1. Noun. The cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees.

Exact synonyms: Due East, E, East
Generic synonyms: Cardinal Compass Point

2. Adjective. Moving toward the east. "Eastbound trains"
Exact synonyms: Eastbound
Similar to: East

3. Adverb. Toward the east. "They migrated eastward to Sweden"
Exact synonyms: Eastwards

Definition of Eastward

1. adv. Toward the east; in the direction of east from some point or place; as, New Haven lies eastward from New York.

Definition of Eastward

1. Noun. The direction or area lying to the east. ¹

2. Adjective. Situated or directed towards the east. ¹

3. Adverb. Towards the east. ¹

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Definition of Eastward

1. a direction toward the east [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eastward

eastward (current term)
easy as ABC
easy as falling off a log
easy as pie
easy as rolling off a log
easy chair
easy come, easy go
easy does it
easy going
easy lay

Literary usage of Eastward

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1. The Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee Concordance of the Old Testament by George V. Wigram (1866)
"Jordan by Jericho eastward, Jud.ll ; 18.came by the east side of the land (lit. ... And eastward he inhabited rising of the sun) 24. toward the east, west, ..."

2. The Literature of Egypt and the Soudan from the Earliest Times to the Year by Ibrahim-Hilmy (1887)
"The Second and Third Pyramids, the three «mailer to the southward of the Third, and the three to the eastward of the Great Pyramid—Description of the ..."

3. Old Virginia and Her Neighbours by John Fiske (1897)
"The comedy of " eastward Ho," written by Chapman and Marston, ... In the second "eastward act °^ Security, the money lender, is Ho1" talking with young ..."

4. Poems by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson (1851)
"MOVE eastward, happy earth, and leave Yon orange sunset waning slow ; From fringes of the faded eve, 0, happy planet, eastward go ; Till over thy dark ..."

5. Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative by Richard Henry Dana (1911)
"... eastward, and we were told to keep a bright lookout. Expecting to be called, we turned in early. Waking up about midnight, I found a man who had just ..."

6. American Book Prices Current (1901)
"eastward Hol London, for William Aspley, 1605. Small 410, calf, gilt edges. The top and bottom margins of some leaves closely cut. ..."

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