Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “southward”

See all translations

southward

adverb uk   /ˈsaʊθ.wəd/ us    /-wɚd/ ( also southwards)
towards the south: The rain moved slowly southward. They cycled southwards towards the sea.

southward

adjective uk   /ˈsaʊθ.wəd/ us    /-wɚd/
towards the south: We walked in a southward direction.
Translations of “southward”
in Korean 남쪽으로…
in Arabic جَنوبا…
in Portuguese em direção sul…
in Catalan cap al sud…
in Japanese 南行きの, 南向きの…
in Italian verso sud…
in Chinese (Traditional) 向南的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 向南的…
(Definition of southward from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of southward?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “southward” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

illusion

an idea or belief that is not true

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

showrooming noun

February 23, 2015
the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy.

Read More