Synonyms for Northward:


boreal (adjective)
northerly (adjective)

a. & adv.

north (adjective, adverb)
northbound, northerly.


north (adverb)


bearing, compass, eastward, easternmost, east, cardinal point, easterly. northward (noun)
northbound, north, to the north, northerly, northwards, in the north.

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Other relevant words:
bearing, compass, eastward, easternmost, east, north, easterly.

Usage examples for northward

  1. The Dutch are come out again with 20 sail under Bankert; supposed gone to the Northward to meete their East India fleete. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  2. He arranged what he called a " drive," and pushed slowly northward searching every possible hiding- place as he went. – The Northern Iron 1907 by George A. Birmingham
  3. Bunning down from Mount Joy, a broad spur turned northward to the Schuylkill. – Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker by S. Weir Mitchell