Meaning of “westward” in the English Dictionary

"westward" in American English

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westwardadverb [ not gradable ]

us /ˈwest·wərd/ also westwards, /ˈwest·wərdz/

toward the west:

The clouds drifted westward.

westwardadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈwest·wərd/

going or being toward the west:

a westward route

(Definition of “westward” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)