Definition: 'Towards'

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Statistics

  • Length: 7 characters
  • Syllables: 2

Results for word: towards

Grammatical Information:
  • Preposition
  • Usually followed by a gerund rather than an infinitive
  • Prepositions connect words together
  • If a preposition isn't connecting words but modifying one word, as in many phrasal verbs, it can be called a Particle (or an Adverb)
Lexical Information:
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula

Results for stem word: toward

Grammatical Information:
  • Preposition
  • Prepositions connect words together
  • If a preposition isn't connecting words but modifying one word, as in many phrasal verbs, it can be called a Particle (or an Adverb)
Lexical Information:
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula

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