2. In a direction toward oneself,
or toward something aimed at. Obs. or arch.
and froward (dial. fromward),
to and fro.
Towards, preposition and adverb
1. Of motion, etc.: In the
direction of, on the way to: =
2. Of position: In the
direction of; on the side next to; directed to, facing: =
3. In the direction of (fig.). a.
4. Of time or succession: =
5. ‘Getting on for’, verging
upon, nearly as much as; tending to: =