Origin of towardsMiddle English towardes from Old English toweardes from toweard + adv. genitive (-e)s
(mainly in British English)
- Variant of toward.
(comparative more towards, superlative most towards)
- (obsolete) In the direction of something (indicated by context).
- (obsolete) Near; at hand; in state of preparation; toward.
From toward +"Ž -s. See -s (Etymology 3)