eastbound vs eastward what difference

what is difference between eastbound and eastward

English

Etymology

east +‎ bound

Adjective

eastbound (not comparable)

  1. Moving or heading towards the east.
    The eastbound train is late again!

Translations

Adverb

eastbound (not comparable)

  1. Toward the east.
    He drove eastbound on the George Washington Bridge.

Translations

Anagrams

  • aboundest, unboasted


English

Etymology

From Middle English estward, from Old English ēastweard, ēasteweard; equivalent to east +‎ -ward.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈist.wɚd/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈiːst.wəd/
  • Hyphenation: east‧ward

Noun

eastward (uncountable)

  1. The direction or area lying to the east.

Adjective

eastward (comparative more eastward, superlative most eastward)

  1. Situated or directed towards the east.

Adverb

eastward (comparative more eastward, superlative most eastward)

  1. Towards the east.

Derived terms

  • eastwardly
  • eastwards

Translations

Anagrams

  • awardest, radwaste

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