Toward vs. Towards

In this lesson, we will discover the secrets between these two words. Any of you still interested in expanding their knowledge?

"Toward" vs. "Towards" in English

What Is Their Main Difference?

Both are prepositions that refer to moving in the direction of something. However, 'toward' is the American spelling, while, 'towards' is the British spelling.

Differences

'Toward' is the American spelling, whereas, 'towards' is the British spelling. Look at the examples below:

The crowd is moving toward the White Bridge.

The last time I saw her, she was running towards the gate.

Similarities

Both are prepositions of movement and direction. Study the examples below:

Jasmin is heading towards the beach in an hour.

The children walked toward me.

Are They Interchangeable?

They are essentially one, so they can replace one another. Compare:

✓ The girls are headed towards the club.

✓ The girls are headed toward the club.

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