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English adjective: windward

1. windward on the side exposed to the wind


SamplesThe windward islands.


Similarupwind, weather


Antonymsleeward


English noun: windward

1. windward the direction from which the wind is coming


Broader (hypernym)direction


Narrower (hyponym)to windward, weather side, weatherboard, windward side


Antonymsleeward

2. windward (location) the side of something that is toward the wind


Broader (hypernym)face, side


Antonymslee side, leeward, lee


English adverb: windward

1. windward away from the wind


SamplesThey were sailing windward.


Synonymsdownwind


Antonymsleeward, upwind









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