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Describing movement towards a place or person - thesaurus

Synonyms

direct

adjective

going straight to a place and not stopping or changing direction on the way there

advancing

adjective

moving forwards or progressing

oncoming

adjective

moving towards you

ahead

adverb

moving, pointing, or looking towards a place in front of you

up

adjective

moving near to someone or something and then stopping

forward

adjective

moving in the direction in front of you

into

preposition

moving towards something and hitting it

towards

preposition

used for saying in which direction someone or something is going, facing, or looking

bound for something

travelling towards a place

from all sides

from all directions towards one object or person

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across

adverb

moving or looking from one side of a place, space, or line to the other

along

adverb

moving forwards on a line, road, path etc towards one end of it

along

adverb

moving from one place to another while staying near the side or edge of something

around

adverb

moving so that you get to the other side of something

direct

adverb

going straight to a place and not stopping or changing direction on the way there

directly

adverb

going straight to a place and not stopping or changing direction on the way there

down

adjective

moving or looking along a road, track, path etc

from

preposition

used for stating where someone or something was before leaving or being removed

from

preposition

used for stating where someone was or what they were doing before they came back

go from place to place/room to room etc

to go to many different places/rooms etc one after the other

here comes someone

used for telling other people that someone is moving towards you

in

adjective

moving into a place or a space

inbound

adjective

travelling towards a station or an airport

incoming

adjective

coming in, or arriving

inward

adjective

going towards the inside or centre of something

inward

adverb

an American spelling of inwards

inwards

adverb

towards the inside of something

on a collision course

moving towards something and likely to crash into it

onrushing

adjective

moving quickly towards someone or something

round

adverb

British moving so that you can get to the opposite side of something

thence

adverb

literary from a particular place or point

thither

adverb

an old word meaning ‘to that place’ or ‘in that direction

toward

preposition

mainly American towards

whereto

adverb

an old word meaning ‘to the place that has been referred to’

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