homewards


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home·ward

 (hōm′wərd)
adv. & adj.
Toward or at home.

home′wards (-wərdz) adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.homewards - toward home; "fought his way homeward through the deep snow"
Translations

homewards

[ˈhəʊmwərdz] advvers la maison
References in classic literature ?
A CERTAIN HUNTER, having snared a hare, placed it upon his shoulders and set out homewards.
Miss Nickleby's reflections, as she wended her way homewards, were of that desponding nature which the occurrences of the morning had been sufficiently calculated to awaken.
But instead of taking the direct road, he chose to turn back along the fields through which he and Dinah had already passed; and I think his blue linen handkerchief was very wet with tears long before he had made up his mind that it was time for him to set his face steadily homewards.
Hans took out his pocket-handkerchief, put the piece of silver into it, threw it over his shoulder, and jogged off on his road homewards.
He was pacing homewards along the causeway, and did not turn his head.
Upon the passage homewards, they drop them there again.
I stayed with the merchants several days, and then as they were journeying homewards I gladly accompanied them.
Then, having finished her day's work, she made her way homewards.
It was with an agitated, burning heart and brain that I hurried homewards, regardless of that scorching noonday sun - forgetful of everything but her I had just left - regretting nothing but her impenetrability, and my own precipitancy and want of tact - fearing nothing but her hateful resolution, and my inability to overcome it - hoping nothing - but halt, - I will not bore you with my conflicting hopes and fears - my serious cogitations and resolves.
When the Tatar appeared with a bill for twenty-six roubles and odd kopecks, besides a tip for himself, Levin, who would another time have been horrified, like any one from the country, at his share of fourteen roubles, did not notice it, paid, and set off homewards to dress and go to the Shtcherbatskys' there to decide his fate.
He left the seat, and went off almost at a run; he meant to turn back, homewards, but the thought of going home suddenly filled him with intense loathing; in that hole, in that awful little cupboard of his, all
Tess could not get on with her digging after this; she felt restless; she wondered if he had gone back to her father's house; and taking the fork in her hand proceeded homewards.