go toward (someone or something)

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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.
See also: go, toward
References in classic literature ?
"Now they will stop it, now they will be horrified at what they have done!" he thought, aimlessly going toward a crowd of stretcher bearers moving from the battlefield.
But he stole up to us again, and suddenly clapping his hand on my shoulder, said -- Did ye see anything looking like men going towards that ship a while ago?
"Dear, I'm so thankful you're come," she said, going towards him.
(14) Hermes makes the cattle walk backwards way, so that they seem to be going towards the meadow instead of leaving it (cp.
[Just as he is going towards the door LORD CAVERSHAM enters from the smoking-room.]
"Could you take me up in your waggon, if you're going towards Ashby?" said Hetty.
A COMMUNITY coffee morning is proving a big hit with villagers and monies raised during the monthly event is going toward the purchase of a 'Resuscitation Annie' which can be used to help train residents in CPR.
According to the FTC, consumers were tricked into believing their monthly payments were going toward paying down their student loans.
Since the money is explicitly barred from going toward toll projects, none of it will pay for a portion of U.S.
Westbound vehicles on Ayala Avenue from Edsa going toward Gil Puyat Avenue shall turn right on Makati Avenue, left on Paseo de Roxas and right on Ayala Avenue.
Money going toward international initiatives makes up about 1.7 percent of total income tax revenue.
CarInsuranceQuotes.com recently compared the median household income and median price of an annual car insurance policy in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and ranked them based on the percentage of household income going toward car insurance.
2 : going toward or coming from the side <a side wind>
Additional local matching funds going toward these projects total nearly $282,000.
Spending for health programs gets an $11 billion boost from last year's budget agreement, with major investments going toward health research initiatives.