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    seaward

    seaward - Dictionary definition and meaning for word seaward

    Definition
    (noun) the direction toward the sea Definition
    (adj) (of winds) coming from the land
    Synonyms : offshore
    Example Sentence
    • offshore winds
    Definition
    (adj) (of winds) coming from the sea toward the land
    Synonyms : inshore , onshore , shoreward
    Example Sentence
    • an inshore breeze
    • an onshore gale
    • sheltered from seaward winds
    Definition
    (adj) directed or situated away from inland regions and toward the sea or coast
    Example Sentence
    • from the hill he took a seaward course
    • on the seaward side of the road
    Definition
    (adv) in the direction of the sea
    Synonyms : asea , seawards
    Example Sentence
    • the sailor looked seaward
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