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【toward】在多语言下的意思、翻译、词源、用法、例句

See also: towards and to-ward

英语(English)

词源(Etymology)

From Middle English toward, from Old English tōweard, equivalent to to +‎ -ward.

发音(Pronunciation)

Preposition

toward (chiefly US)

  1. In the direction of.
    She moved toward the door.
  2. In relation to (someone or something).
    What are your feelings toward him?
  3. For the purpose of attaining (an aim).
    I'm saving money toward retirement.
  4. Located close to; near (a time or place).
    Our place is over toward the station.

用法注意(Usage notes)

同义词(Synonyms)

反义词(Antonyms)

翻译(Translations)

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形容词(Adjective)

toward (not comparable)

  1. Yielding, pliant; docile; ready or apt to learn; not froward.
  2. (obsolete) Future; to-come.
  3. (dated) Approaching, coming near; impending; present, at hand.
  4. (obsolete or archaic) Promising, likely.

同义词(Synonyms)

变位词(Anagrams)


中古英语(Middle English)

替代形式(Alternative forms)

  • towarde, towar, towart, touard, touarde, touwar, touward, touwarde, towerd, towert, taward, tawarde, tawart, twoward, tort, toweard, towearde, towerd, towarð, towweard, touwward

词源(Etymology)

From Old English tōweard, tōwærd; equivalent to to +‎ -ward.

Preposition

toward

  1. In the direction of; toward.
  2. Into the presence of.
  3. In proximity to; near, by.
  4. In an exchange or communication with; to.
    • c. 1190 - 1215, Layamon, Laȝamon's Brut
      Þe while þe he spac touward Goden.
  5. Having a wont or tendency towards.
  6. Similar to.
  7. Subject to; under the control of.
  8. Useful for; prepared for.

衍生词(Derived terms)

派生词(Descendants)

  • English: toward

形容词(Adjective)

toward

  1. Future, forthcoming; to come.
  2. Near at hand; imminent, nigh.
  3. Moving forth.
  4. of goodwill, benevolent; well-tempered, gentle.

关联词(Related terms)

派生词(Descendants)

副词(Adverb)

toward

  1. In a given direction, typically toward something specific.
  2. Nearly, almost.

衍生词(Derived terms)

来源参考(References)


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