简明英汉词典

towards
[tE5wC:dz]
prep.
向, 朝, 对面, 接近, 对, 有助于

美国传统词典[双解]

towards
to.wards
AHD:[t?rdz, t?rdz, t…-w?rdz“]
D.J.[t%8rdz, tourdz, t*6w%8rdz]
K.K.[t%rdz, tordz, t*6w%rdz]
prep.(介词)
Variant of toward
toward的变体
adj.(形容词)
Variant of toward
toward的变体

基本词义

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

towards
[tE5wC:dz; (?@) tQ:rdz]
prep.

(1)

向;往
She walked towards the door.
她向门口走去。

(2)

朝,对
with his back towards me
他背朝着我

(3)

(亦作: toward)

[七国语言]英汉公共大词典

towards
朝向;朝着

美国传统词典

towards
to.wards
AHD:[t?rdz, t?rdz, t…-w?rdz“]
D.J.[t%8rdz, tourdz, t*6w%8rdz]
K.K.[t%rdz, tordz, t*6w%rdz]
prep.
Variant of toward
adj.
Variant of toward

基本词义

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

towards

英汉航空大词典

towards
n.飞向引导站

英汉化学大词典

towards
prep.向,朝着...的方向,对

英汉计算机大词典

towards
prep.向(朝着...的方向,对

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