What does the word seaward mean?

Usage examples for seaward

  1. He went to the seaward gate of the house on the beach, made practicable in a low flint wall, where he was met by his sister Martha, to whom he handed the basket. – The Short Works of George Meredith by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  2. To seaward, though in a manner dry at low water, there stands a high rock, rather larger than the Tower of London, which is very steep, and not easily ascended by an enemy, having but one narrow passage to go up by means of steps, where four resolute men may withstand a multitude. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII. by Robert Kerr
  3. It twisted slowly around and around, and began to move seaward on some unknown voyage. – Last Words by Stephen Crane