Windward meaning

wĭndwərd
Of or on the side exposed to the wind or to prevailing winds.
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The direction or side from which the wind blows.
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Of or moving toward the quarter from which the wind blows.
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In a direction from which the wind blows; against the wind.
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The direction from which the wind blows.
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In the direction from which the wind blows; toward the wind.
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Moving windward.
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On the side from which the wind blows.
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Towards the wind, or the direction from which the wind is blowing.
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On the side exposed to the wind.
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In a direction from which the wind blows, against the wind.

We beat our way windward.

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The direction from which the wind blows.
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The side receiving the wind's force.
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to windward
  • Into or to an advantageous posture or position.
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to windward of
  • advantageously situated in respect to
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

to windward
to windward of

Origin of windward

  • wind +"Ž -ward

    From Wiktionary