toward

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 [təˈwɔːrd]


WordReference English-Chinese Dictionary © 2019:

主要翻译
英语中文
toward,
towards
preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
(in the direction of)朝着
cháo zhe
  向着
xiàng zhe
  对着
duì zhe
 Walk toward the Capitol and turn left on 8th Street.
toward,
towards
preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
(facing)面对着
miàn duì zhe
  面向着
miàn xiàng zhe
 She was standing with her back towards me.
toward,
towards
preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
(in the direction of)朝着
cháo zhe
  向着
xiàng zhe
  对着
duì zhe
 Drive towards Chicago and take exit 73.
toward,
towards
preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
figurative (with regard to)关于
guān yú
  对于
duì yú
 My boss's attitude toward women is a little troubling.
toward,
towards
preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
figurative (for, contributing to)用于
yòng yú
  
wéi
  以…为目的
yǐ … wéi mù dì
 I've put a bit of money away toward my summer holiday.
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WordReference English-Chinese Dictionary © 2019:

复合形式:
英语中文
bend [sth] to [sth],
bend [sth] toward [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(direct, turn)使…转向…
count toward [sth],
count towards [sth]
vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
(contribute to total)计入
 Holly's German class doesn't count toward graduation credits; she's simply taking the class for fun.
favourably disposed toward,
favourably disposed towards
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
UK (like: [sb])对某人有好感
duì mǒu rén yǒu hǎo gǎn
  喜欢某人
xǐ huān mǒu rén
gear [sth] toward [sth/sb],
gear [sth] towards [sth/sb]
vtr + prep
(aim at)使…适应,使…适合,使…针对,使…面向
 The TV company geared the show toward teenage girls.
 电视公司这档节目面向的是十多岁少女。
be geared toward [sth] (US),
be geared towards [sth] (UK)
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(intended for)针对…
  面向…
 The 10k run/walk is geared toward all levels of ability, from professional marathoners to moms with strollers.
gravitate toward [sth],
gravitate towards [sth]
vi + prep
(be affected by gravity)受重力吸引
  受引力作用
 The planets in the Solar System gravitate towards the Sun.
gravitate toward [sth/sb],
gravitate towards [sth/sb]
vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
figurative (be drawn to)向…倾斜
xiàng … qīng xié
 Crocodiles naturally gravitate towards water.
head toward/towards [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (go in direction of)向…走去
xiàng … zǒu qù
  向…进行
xiàng … jìn xíng
  向…发展
xiàng … fā zhǎn
 We last saw them heading toward Los Angeles.
incline [sb] toward [sth],
incline [sb] towards [sth]
vtr + prep
figurative (give [sb] a preference for)使…更喜欢
  使…更倾向于
 To be honest, the fact that Tom doesn't like it inclines me towards it even more.
lean toward [sth/sb],
also UK: lean towards [sth/sb]
vi + prep
(incline body in the direction of) (本义)将身子倾向…的方向
jiāng shēn zi qīng xiàng de fāng xiàng
 My grandmother often leans toward me in order to hear every word that I say.
lean toward vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (have a preference for) (比喻)倾向于
qīng xiàng yú
 When choosing between candy and vegetables, most children lean toward candy.
move toward [sth/sb],
move towards
vi + prep
(approach, get closer to)走向,靠近
 As we moved towards the stadium, we could hear the cheers of the crowd.
move toward [sth],
move towards
vi + prep
figurative (tend towards)朝…发展,过渡到
 An increasing number of businesses are moving towards cloud computing.
move toward doing [sth],
move towards
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
figurative (tend towards)朝…发展,转而做
 More companies are moving towards allowing their employees to work from home on certain days.
oriented toward [sb/sth],
(US),
orientated towards [sb/sth] (UK)
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
US (focused on)以…为重点的
  以…为方向的
yǐ … wéi fāng xiàng de
  重视…的
 The resort is oriented toward young couples without children.
tend toward,
tend towards
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(be disposed or inclined to)倾向于…
qīng xiàng yú …
 Certain writers tend towards exaggeration.
  有所遗漏?报告错误或提出改进建议

Collins Chinese Dictionary Plus (3rd edition), 2011:

toward(s) [t&'w%:d(z)] prep
1 (=in direction of)
(lit) 朝着(著) cháozhe
  • He saw his mother running toward(s) him.
    他看见(見)妈(媽)妈(媽)朝着(著)他跑来(來)。 Tā kànjiàn māma cháozhe tā pǎolái.

(fig) 向着(著) xiàngzhe
  • the trend toward(s) couples living together rather than marrying
    向着(著)同居而不结(結)婚方向发(發)展的趋(趨)势(勢) xiàngzhe tóngjū ér bù jiéhūn fāngxiàng fāzhǎn de qūshì
2 (=with regard to) 对(對)于(於) duìyú
  • There has been a change of attitude toward(s) science.
    对(對)于(於)科学(學)有态(態)度上的转(轉)变(變)。 Duìyú kēxué yǒu tàidu shang de zhuǎnbiàn.
3 (=near) 接近 jiējìn
  • Their home was toward(s) the top of the hill.
    他们(們)的家接近山顶(頂)。 Tāmen de jiā jiējìn shāndǐng.
4 (=as contribution to) 为(為) wèi
  • He gave them £20,000 toward(s) a house.
    他为(為)他们(們)的房子捐助两(兩)万(萬)英镑(鎊)。 Tā wèi tāmen de fángzi juānzhù liǎngwàn yīngbàng.
5 (in time) 接近 jiējìn
  • towards the end of the year
    接近年底时(時) jiējìn niándǐ shí
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