Westward \West"ward\, a. Lying toward the west. [1913 Webster] Yond same star that's westward from the pole. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
Westward \West"ward\, n. The western region or countries; the west. [1913 Webster]
Word Netwestward adj : moving toward the west; "westbound pioneers" [syn: westbound, westerly] adv : toward the west; "they traveled westward toward the setting sun" [syn: westwards]
Moby ThesaurusW, cardinal points, compass card, compass rose, degrees, east, eastward, half points, lubber line, north, northeast, northward, northwest, occident, orient, quarter points, rhumb, south, southeast, southward, southwest, sunrise, sunset, west, westabout, westerly, westernly, westwardly, westwards
- Toward the west; as, to ride or sail westward.
- Westward the course of empire takes its way. -Berkeley.
- The western region or countries; the west.
Westward is located on the south side of the Wiza Beck to the south of the town of Wigton. Administratively it forms part of the district of Allerdale. The Nobel prize winner William Henry Bragg was born in Westward in 1862.