eastward

[eest-werd]
adverb
1.
Also, eastwards. toward the east.
adjective
2.
moving, bearing, facing, or situated toward the east.
noun
3.
the eastward part, direction, or point.

Origin:
before 850; Middle English estward, Old English ēasteweard. See east, -ward

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eastward (ˈiːstwəd)
 
adj
1.  situated or directed towards the east
 
adv
2.  a variant of eastwards
 
n
3.  the eastward part, direction, etc
 
'eastwardly
 
adv, —adj

eastwards or eastward (ˈiːstwədz)
 
adv
towards the east
 
eastward or eastward
 
adv

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Example sentences
The combination of factors held summer storms in place instead of allowing them to be swept eastward, as they normally are.
The dry line typically advances eastward during the afternoon and retreats westward at night.
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