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homeward (adv.)

mid-13c., homward "towards home," from Old English ham weard; see home (n.) + -ward. Also Homewards, with adverbial genitive -s (Old English hamweardes). Homeward-bound is from c. 1600, originally of ships.

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Definitions of homeward
1
homeward (adv.)
toward home;
fought his way homeward through the deep snow
Synonyms: homewards
2
homeward (adj.)
oriented toward home;
homeward-bound commuters
in a homeward direction
Synonyms: homeward-bound
From wordnet.princeton.edu