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go toward (someone or something)

1. To move forward or maneuver toward a location or goal The army went toward the enemy capital. Last time I saw them, they were going toward the library.
2. To be designated or used for a particular purpose. Typically said of money. My graduation money will go toward those car repairs I desperately need.
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go toward someone or something

to move toward someone or something. The child went toward the open door. The dog went toward the cat and the cat ran away.
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The funds will go towards a wooden playhouse, to be used in forest school sessions and imaginative play.
The third project - comprising a $45.7 million loan and $4.3 million grant - will go toward increasing the productivity of smallholder farmers in provinces in the Tonle Sap river basin.
"The club offers a wide range of community events all year round, and funds raised go towards our mission of supporting participation in sports by people of all ages and abilities."
Even at current low interest rates, about 8 percent of your income tax dollars go toward paying interest costs annually.
The money raised will go towards the work that RNIB do right across the UK providing support and services for blind and partially sighted people.
VFF president Andrew Broad says that money should go towards the creation of better rail freight infrastructure.
Another part of the investment is expected to go towards reemploying some of the 42 staff previously made redundant.
All the proceeds will go towards the charity Breast Cancer Research.
The money raised will go towards Barnardo's early work with toddlers in services for children with disabilities, young carers, or parents who need a helping hand.
Qatar Foundation's vice-chairman, Dr Saif Al Hajari, said, 'QAR1m will go towards the Student Scholarship fund to assist students at Qatar Foundation and another QR1m will go towards Dar Al Dhiyafa project.
Approximately $12.1 million will go towards increased programs that deals with language and university preparation.
Funding from NYSERDA will go towards green and sustainable features that will help the environment and save money over the long-term.
The driving force behind the safari, Thailand's Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra (who is originally from Chiang Mai), went to Kenya in December to secure 175 animals--including giraffes, flamingoes, hippos, zebras, dik-diks, impalas, buffaloes and gazelles--in exchange for a reported $1 million to go towards Kenyan conservation efforts, and a promise to train Kenyans in the way of the Thai mahout (elephant trainers, whose practices many consider harsh).
Most of the money would go towards children's educational development, paid leave for parents and the provision of more childcare options.