westward

[west-werd]
adjective
1.
moving, bearing, facing, or situated toward the west: a westward migration of farm workers.
adverb
2.
Also, westwards. toward the west; west: a train moving westward.
noun
3.
the westward part, direction, or point: The wind had veered to the westward.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English; Old English westweard. See west, -ward

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westward (ˈwɛstwəd)
 
adj
1.  moving, facing, or situated in the west
 
adv
2.  Also: westwards towards the west
 
n
3.  the westward part, direction, etc; the west
 
'westwardly
 
adj, —adv

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Bible Dictionary

Westward definition


sea-ward, i.e., toward the Mediterranean (Deut. 3:27).

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Example sentences
It was migrating westward and taking great risks in pursuit of new
  opportunities its elders had not enjoyed.
The settlers' birds were carried westward as part of the same historical wave
  that obliterated native southwestern culture.
He appears to migrate westward daily, and tempts us to follow him.
He appears to migrate westward daily, and tempt us to follow him.
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