inwards [{{t}}'ɪnwədz], {{}}American{{}} inward [{{t}}'inwərd]
(a) (turn, face) vers l'intérieur;
the doors open inwards les portes s'ouvrent vers l'intérieur
(b) (into one's own heart, soul etc)
my thoughts turned inwards je me suis replié sur moi-même;
he said we should look inwards to find our true selves il a dit que c'est en nous-mêmes qu'il fallait chercher notre véritable identité

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  • Inwards — In wards, adv. See {Inward}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inwards — [in′wərdz] adv. INWARD * * * …   Universalium

  • inwards — (also inward) ► ADVERB 1) towards the inside. 2) into or towards the mind, spirit, or soul …   English terms dictionary

  • inwards — [in′wərdz] adv. INWARD …   English World dictionary

  • inwards — inward, inwards The only form for the adjective is inward (the inward route), but inward and inwards are both used for the adverb, with a preference for inwards in BrE: • Our instructor starts us on snowplough turns (with the tips of the skis… …   Modern English usage

  • inwards — [[t]ɪ̱nwə(r)dz[/t]] ADV: ADV after v (The form inward is also used. In American English, inward is more usual.) If something moves or faces inwards, it moves or faces towards the inside or centre of something. She pressed back against the door… …   English dictionary

  • Inwards — Inward In ward, Inwards In wards, adv. [AS. inweard. The ending s is prop. a genitive ending. See {Inward}, a., { wards}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Toward the inside; toward the center or interior; as, to bend a thing inward. [1913 Webster] 2. Into, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inwards — in|wards [ˈınwədz US wərdz] adv especially BrE inward AmE towards the inside of something ≠ ↑outwards ▪ A breeze blew the curtains inwards …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • inwards — UK [ˈɪnwə(r)dz] / US [ˈɪnwərdz] adverb towards the inside of something The heavy door swung inwards …   English dictionary

  • inwards — adverb see inward II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inwards — adverb ˈɪnwɻˌdz Towards the inside. See Also: inward …   Wiktionary

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