towards & toward


Could you tell me when to use "towards" and when to use "toward"?

Is there a difference between these two words?

Thank you in advance,


spelling meaning asked Nov 27 '12 at 12:01 Lola New member

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My impresssion has always been that there is no difference in meaning between toward and towards.  I believe that toward is U.S. style, and towards is British style.

link answered Nov 27 '12 at 12:43 David Contributor

Besides the American versus British difference, there is a difference as to which form can be used as an adverb and which can be used as an adjective. See my answer as linked by Patty on this page.

Jeff PribylNov 28 '12 at 03:35

But the question is about toward and towards. When is either of these used as an adjective?

DavidNov 28 '12 at 12:01

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