Definition of inwards in English:

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inwards

Pronunciation: /ˈinwərdz/

adverb

Variant of inward.
Example sentences
  • Reaching the eighth plank, he pushed, and it swung inwards, revealing a small crevice that he quickly squeezed into.
  • Doyle, still leaning against the door, had little precious time to catch himself as Cordelia swung it inwards.
  • He scrambled to the floor and was about to dive under the bed when the door swung inwards and the light from the corridor blinded him for a moment.
Synonyms
inside, into the interior, inwards, within

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Syllabification: in·wards

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