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in·ward

 (ĭn′wərd)
adj.
1. Located inside; inner.
2. Directed or moving toward the interior: an inward flow.
3. Of, relating to, or existing in the thoughts or mind: inward doubts.
4. Intimate; familiar: is inward with the right people.
adv. also in·wards (-wərdz)
1. Toward the inside, center, or interior.
2. Toward the mind or the self: thoughts turned inward.
n.
1. An inner or central part.
2. An inner essence or spirit.
3. inwards Entrails; innards.

[Middle English, from Old English inweard; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

inwards

adv
1. towards the interior or middle of something
2. in, into, or towards the mind or spirit
pl n
(Anatomy) a variant spelling of innards
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.inwards - to or toward the inside of; "come in"; "smash in the door"
2.inwards - toward the center or interior; "move the needle further inwards!"

inwards

adverb inside, inward She pressed against the door until it swung inwards.
Translations
نَحْو الداخِل
inn, inn á viî

inwards

[ˈɪnwədz]
A. ADV (Brit) → hacia dentro
the soil had subsided, pushing the walls inwardsel suelo se había hundido, haciendo que los muros se fueran hacia dentro
his frustration and anger turned inwardssu frustración y su rabia se volvieron hacia su interior
the door swung inwardsla puerta se abrió hacia dentro
B. NPL [ˈɪnədz] = innards

inwards

[ˈɪnwərdz] advvers l'intérieur

inwards

advnach innen; his thoughts turned inwardser versank in Selbstbetrachtung

inwards

[ˈɪnwədz] advverso l'interno

inward

(ˈinwəd) adjective
1. being within, especially in the mind. his inward thoughts.
2. moving towards the inside. an inward curve in the coastline.
ˈinward, ˈinwards adverb
towards the inside or the centre. When one of the eyes turns inwards, we call the effect a squint.
ˈinwardly adverb
in one's thoughts; secretly. He was inwardly pleased when she failed; She was laughing/groaning inwardly.
References in classic literature ?
1) Local spies; (2) inward spies; (3) converted spies;
To the usual precocity of the girl, she added that early experience of struggle, of conflict between the inward impulse and outward fact, which is the lot of every imaginative and passionate nature; and the years since she hammered the nails into her wooden Fetish among the worm-eaten shelves of the attic had been filled with so eager a life in the triple world of Reality, Books, and Waking Dreams, that Maggie was strangely old for her years in everything except in her entire want of that prudence and self-command which were the qualities that made Tom manly in the midst of his intellectual boyishness.
We flew into each others arms and after having exchanged vows of mutual Freindship for the rest of our Lives, instantly unfolded to each other the most inward secrets of our Hearts--.
She had a way of turning them swiftly upon an object and holding them there as if lost in some inward maze of contemplation or thought.
But while opinion concerning him had remained nearly stationary, and his daily habits had presented scarcely any visible change, Marner's inward life had been a history and a metamorphosis, as that of every fervid nature must be when it has fled, or been condemned, to solitude.
For it is a true rule, that love is ever rewarded, either with the reciproque, or with an inward and secret contempt.
No—no——Judge,” returned the hunter, with an inward chuckle, and with that look of exultation that indicates a consciousness of superior skill, “you burnt your powder only to warm your nose this cold evening.
Lupton by name) looked well pleased; prophetic visions probably flattered her inward eye.
His father received his son's communication with external composure, but inward wrath.