Definition of Homeward

1. Adjective. Oriented toward home. "Homeward-bound commuters"

Exact synonyms: Homeward-bound
Similar to: Orientated, Oriented



2. Adverb. Toward home. "Fought his way homeward through the deep snow"
Exact synonyms: Homewards

Definition of Homeward

1. a. Being in the direction of home; as, the homeward way.

2. adv. Toward home; in the direction of one's house, town, or country.

Definition of Homeward

1. Adverb. towards home ¹

2. Adjective. oriented towards home ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Homeward

1. toward home [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Homeward

homestays
homestead
homestead law
homesteaded
homesteader
homesteaders
homesteading
homesteads
homestretch
homestretches
homestyle
hometime
hometown
hometowned
hometowns
homeward (current term)
homeward-bound
homewards
homeware
homewares
homework
homework problem
homeworker
homeworkers
homeworking
homeworks
homeworld
homeworlds
homewrecker
homewreckers

Literary usage of Homeward

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1. The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss, Jenny H. Stickney (1898)
"THE homeward JOURNEY. [~ SOON discovered that Fritz found the weight of his -*' canes considerably more than he expected: he shifted them from shoulder to ..."

2. In Darkest Africa, Or, The Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of by Henry Morton Stanley (1890)
"WE START homeward FOR ZANZIBAR. False reports of strangers at ... Stairs makes the first move homeward—Weights of my officers at various ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"Performance of the voyage is also alleged, and the arrival of the vessel on the 23d of January, 1858, at the return port, with her homeward cargo on board. ..."

4. The Indiana School Journal by Indiana State Teachers Association (1882)
"17 The homeward ploughman plods, weary, his way. 18 The weary homeward ... 19 The homeward weary ploughman plods his way. 20 homeward the ploughman plods ..."

5. The Trail of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1904: A Story of the Great Exploration by Olin Dunbar Wheeler (1904)
"Several of the men were still sick, but once homeward bound, all of them save Bratton soon recovered. On the 22d, three hunters had been sent ahead in order ..."

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