- Suffix. Forming adverbs denoting course or direction to, or motion or tendency toward, as in "backward", "toward", "forward", etc.
- Suffix. Forming adjectives, as in "a backward look", "the northward road", etc; used even by speakers who usually use ''-wards'' for adverbs.
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