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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 to·ward /ˈto(ə)rd, ˈtɔ(ə)rd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 To·ward, To·wards  prep.
 1. In the direction of; to.
    He set his face toward the wilderness.   --Num. xxiv. 1.
    The waves make towards the pebbled shore.   --Shak.
 2. With direction to, in a moral sense; with respect or reference to; regarding; concerning.
    His eye shall be evil toward his brother.   --Deut. xxviii. 54.
    Herein do I exercise myself, to have always a conscience void of offense toward God, and toward men.   --Acts xxiv. 16.
 3. Tending to; in the direction of; in behalf of.
    This was the first alarm England received towards any trouble.   --Clarendom.
 4. Near; about; approaching to.
    I am toward nine years older since I left you.   --Swift.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 To·ward, To·wards  adv. Near; at hand; in state of preparation.
    Do you hear sught, sir, of a battle toward ?   --Shak.
    We have a trifling foolish banquet Towards.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 To·ward a.
 1. Approaching; coming near. “His toward peril.”
 2. Readly to do or learn; compliant with duty; not froward; apt; docile; tractable; as, a toward youth.
 3. Ready to act; forward; bold; valiant.
    Why, that is spoken like a toward prince.   --Shak.