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English adjective: windward

1. windward on the side exposed to the wind

SamplesThe windward islands.

Similarupwind, weather


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


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.


Antonymsleeward, upwind

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