Towards the sea. Opposite of landwards.

We sailed seawards, away from land and straight towards the frightening open sea.

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  • seawards — sea ► NOUN 1) the expanse of salt water that covers most of the earth s surface and surrounds its land masses. 2) a roughly definable area of this. 3) a vast expanse or quantity: a sea of faces. ● at sea Cf. ↑at sea ● one s sea legs …   English terms dictionary

  • seawards — adverb see seaward II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • seawards — See seaward. * * * …   Universalium

  • seawards — sea|wards [ siwərdz ] or sea|ward [ siwərd ] adverb moving or facing toward the ocean …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • seawards — sea·wards || sɪːwÉ™(r)dz adj. facing toward the sea; moving toward the sea adv. in the direction of the sea, toward the sea …   English contemporary dictionary

  • seawards — also seaward adverb towards the sea …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • seawards — sea·wards …   English syllables

  • seawards — See: seaward …   English dictionary

  • seawards — /ˈsiwədz/ (say seewuhdz) adverb towards the sea. Also, seaward …   Australian-English dictionary

  • seawards — adverb in the direction of the sea the sailor looked seaward • Syn: ↑seaward, ↑asea …   Useful english dictionary

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