eastward eastward  /ˈis twərd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees
  2. (adj) moving toward the east
  3. (adv) toward the east

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Wheeling away from the border and eastward toward Hill 937, Honeycutt's troops surprised a North Vietnamese trail-watching squad and wiped it out.
  2. For 1,000 years the dynamic Germans pushed the Slavic peoples eastward, across the Spree, across the Oder, out of Pomerania and Silesia, out of the flatlands of East Prussia.
  3. With an expert's efficiency, McCoy then directed the pilot on a wandering eastward course and parachuted over Provo, Utah.

News

  1. Biologists want island for salmon habitat; farmers worry about livelihoods

    A bald eagle prepares to leave its perch on Smith Island near I-5 and the Snohomish River in January. Framed by the Cascades, the view eastward from Smith Island spans hundreds of acres of wetlands, including the northern tip of Spencer Island and Steamboat and Ebey sloughs in January.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Everett Herald

  2. New Visitor Info Centre Opens on Jasper Avenue

    Edmonton Tourism's welcome centre has moved eastward. Opened officially today, the new location at 9797 Jasper Avenue is more visible and easier to access.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Sunshine expected through early next week

    A high pressure system gliding eastward will bring a much-needed dry and sunny day to southern New England, the National Weather Service said. Fine weather is set to continue, as the region finally breaks out of a stormy weather pattern through early next week, in a promising start for summer, which officially begins Friday.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

Quotes

  1. "I personally think that if there is anything to the notion that Turkey is, if you will, moving eastward, it is, in my view, in no small part because it was pushed, and pushed by some in Europe refusing to give Turkey the kind of organic link to the...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Robert Gates Source: Macleans.ca

  2. "We have been losing markets. This is why we have to get rid of the old-fashioned market tools to free money for promotion, especially when we look eastward," said EU Farm Commissioner Mariann Fischer Boel.
    on Dec 19, 2007 By: Mariann Fischer Boel Source: USA Today

  3. "We have chased the whalers for over 800 miles since last Saturday through bad weather and heavy ice conditions," said Captain Paul Watson. "They have fled eastward, but we are on their tail and we will keep on their tail."
    on Dec 27, 2008 By: Paul Watson Source: Wildlife Extra

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