What is another word for endwise?

Pronunciation: [ˈɛndwa͡ɪz] (IPA)

Endwise is an adverb used to emphasize movement towards the end of something. In cases where this word may seem too technical or uncommon, there are several similar words that can be used as substitutes, such as lengthwise, sideways, endlong, perpendicular, or longitudinal. Lengthwise refers to something running the length of an object or person. Sideways describes movement to the side of an object. Endlong refers to movement or something that is positioned lengthwise. Perpendicular means moving towards or positioned at a right angle to the line extending from the end of an object. Longitudinal describes movement or position along the length of something. Any of these words can be used in place of the word endwise depending on the context.

What are the antonyms for Endwise?

Usage examples for Endwise

Around these poles the peats are placed endwise, in concentric rows to the required width and height, leaving at the bottom a number of air-channels of the width of one peat, radiating from the centre outwards.
"Peat and its Uses as Fertilizer and Fuel"
Samuel William Johnson
When it is quite cold, put a pottle of New-ale-barm into a Pipe or Butt, standing endwise with his head out, and pour upon it a Pail-full of your cool Liquor out of one of the Vats; which falling from high upon it with force, will break and dissipate the barm into atoms, and mix it with the Liquor.
"The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened"
Kenelm Digby
The wood was thrown on endwise, crosswise, or any way, so that it would burn, precisely as a crowd of boys make a bonfire on the village green.
"Woodcraft"
George W. Sears

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