简明英汉词典

toward
[tE5wC:d]
prep.
向, 对于, 为了
adj.
有希望的, 有利的, 逼近的, 温顺的

美国传统词典[双解]

toward
to.ward
AHD:[t?rd, t?rd, t…-w?rd“]
D.J.[t%8rd, tourd, t*6w%8rd]
K.K.[t%rd, tord, t*6w%rd]
prep.also (介词)也作

towards
AHD:[t?rdz, t?rdz, t…-w?rdz“]

(1)

In the direction of:
朝着…的方向:
driving toward home.
朝着回家的方向行驶

(2)

In a position facing:
面对:处于面对…的位置:
had his back toward me.
把他的背对着我

(3)

Somewhat before in time:
将近:在时间上比…稍前:
It began to rain toward morning.
快到早晨的时候天开始下雨了

(4)

With regard to; in relation to:
关于…;和…有关:
an optimistic attitude toward the future.
对未来的乐观态度

(5)

In furtherance or partial fulfillment of:
进一步:促进或部分完成:
contributed five dollars toward the bill.
又还了五美元的债务

(6)

By way of achieving; with a view to:
达成:意在达到;以…为目标:
efforts toward peace.
为了和平所做的努力
adj.(形容词)
AHD:[t?rd, t?rd]

(1)

Favoring success or a good outcome; propitious.
成功有望的:有利于成功或好的结果的;吉祥的

(2)

Often towards Happening soon; imminent.
常作 towards 很快发生的;在即的

(3)

Obsolete Being quick to understand or learn.
【废语】 很快理解或学会的

语源

(1)

Middle English
中古英语

(2)

from Old English t?d
源自 古英语 t?d

(3)

t?} [to] * see to
t?} [前往] *参见 to

(4)

-weard [-ward]
-weard [问…的]

用法
Some critics have tried to discern a semantic distinction between toward and towards, but the difference is entirely dialectal. Toward is more common in American English; towards is the predominant form in British English.
有些批评家试图明确分辨出toward 与 towards 之间的语义差别, 但这种差异完全是方言性的。Toward 在美式英语中更常见, 而在英国英语中towards 是主要形式

现代英汉词典

toward
[tE5wC:d]
prep.
= towards

现代英汉综合大辞典

toward
[5tEuEd]
prep.
向, 对于, 为了
adj.
有希望的, 有利的, 逼近的, 温顺的

美国传统词典

toward
to.ward
AHD:[t?rd, t?rd, t…-w?rd“]
D.J.[t%8rd, tourd, t*6w%8rd]
K.K.[t%rd, tord, t*6w%rd]
prep.also

towards
AHD:[t?rdz, t?rdz, t…-w?rdz“]

(1)

In the direction of:
driving toward home.

(2)

In a position facing:
had his back toward me.

(3)

Somewhat before in time:
It began to rain toward morning.

(4)

With regard to; in relation to:
an optimistic attitude toward the future.

(5)

In furtherance or partial fulfillment of:
contributed five dollars toward the bill.

(6)

By way of achieving; with a view to:
efforts toward peace.
adj.
AHD:[t?rd, t?rd]

(1)

Favoring success or a good outcome; propitious.

(2)

Often towards Happening soon; imminent.

(3)

Obsolete Being quick to understand or learn.

语源

(1)

Middle English

(2)

from Old English t?d

(3)

t?} [to] * see to

(4)

-weard [-ward]

用法
Some critics have tried to discern a semantic distinction between toward and towards, but the difference is entirely dialectal. Toward is more common in American English; towards is the predominant form in British English.

英汉法学大词典

toward
prep.向

英汉航空大词典

toward
n.向,朝

英汉化学大词典

toward
prep.向,朝着...的方向,对

英汉海运大词典

toward
向,朝向(截距为+,朝向天体方向)朝……的方向

基本词义

toward
向,朝向(截距为+,朝向天体方向)

英汉计算机大词典

toward
prep.向(朝着...的方向,对

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