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adv. & adj.
Toward or at the sea.
A seaward place or direction.

sea′wards (-wərdz) adv.


(ˈsiːwədz) or


towards the sea
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.seawards - in the direction of the seaseawards - in the direction of the sea; "the sailor looked seaward"


[ˈsiːwədz] advverso il mare
References in classic literature ?
At the same instant she lay suddenly over, the sail drew full, and she plunged seawards amid the shoutings of the seamen and the archers.
The little man stood before the window and gazed steadfastly out seawards.
David's Hall, made his way across the marshes, seawards. The sunshine of the last few days had departed.
And Athos sprang into the boat, which was immediately pushed off and which soon sped seawards under the efforts of four stalwart rowers.
As if in answer, the ironclad seaward fired a small gun and hoisted a string of flags.
Leslie came over to the house of dreams one frosty October night, when moonlit mists were hanging over the harbor and curling like silver ribbons along the seaward glens.
His eyes watched the dancing dim light to seaward. And he talked the while.
At last I roused myself from my inaction, and turning seaward walked straight into the water.