Part of speech: adjective

Tending or lying toward the west.

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Usage examples "westward":

  1. First, he sailed round the south of Ireland, and from there struck out westward into the unknown sea. - "The Dawn of Canadian History: A Chronicle of Aboriginal Canada", Stephen Leacock.
  2. I was thus, like her 'Ablaham, ' urged Westward. - "The Purple Cloud", M.P. Shiel.
  3. A. Yes, sir, we stood to the westward when we saw her; and the brig Joseph, that we took, saw her. - "Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York", A. F. Warburton.