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English definition of “-ward”

-ward

suffix uk   /-wəd/ us    /-wɚd/
towards the stated place or direction: At least we're homeward bound.Describing movement towards
-wards
suffix uk   /-wədz/ us    /-wɚdz/
Take a couple of steps backwards/forwards.Describing movement towards
(Definition of -ward suffix from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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