adverb(also homewards /-wərdz/)
- Toward home: setting off homewardMore example sentences
- On Friday, we thought we'd try lunch at the Stag and Hounds in Binfield, but there wasn't a table free, so we'd headed back homewards and went to the poshest place in the village.
- So I plodded back to the car, purchasing a pack of sandwiches on the way, and headed homewards, taking a wide detour in the direction of Boston and then turning off to join my familiar country roads.
- The lesson passed pretty quickly and, having practised some maneuvers, I was soon driving homewards again.
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- Going or leading toward home: their homeward journeyMore example sentences
- After waiting some considerable time for a taxi at York Railway Station one Friday afternoon, I asked the driver on the homeward journey if he thought there were sufficient taxis in York to meet the demand.
- Pentland Ferries' second vessel spent another night away from home last night, after weather and tidal conditions prevented the final leg of her homeward journey.
- I'll never forget the singing on the homeward journey - everyone happy, sunburnt, slightly tipsy and exhausted.
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