Definitions for upwardˈʌp wərd
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word upward
"the cards were face upward"; "an upward stroke of the pen"
extending or moving toward a higher place
"the up staircase"; "a general upward movement of fish"
up, upwards, upward, upwardly(adverb)
spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position
"look up!"; "the music surged up"; "the fragments flew upwards"; "prices soared upwards"; "upwardly mobile"
up, upwards, upward(adverb)
to a later time
"they moved the meeting date up"; "from childhood upward"
The upper part; the top.
From the extremest upward of thy head. -Shak.
In a direction from lower to higher; toward a higher place; in a course toward the source or origin; -- opposed to downward; as, to tend or roll upward.
Looking inward, we are stricken dumb; looking upward, we speak and prevail. -Hooker.
In the upper parts; above.
Dagon his name, sea monster, upward man, And down ward fish. -Milton.
Yet more; indefinitely more; above; over.
From twenty years old and upward. -Num. i. 3.
Directed toward a higher place; as, with upward eye; with upward course.
Origin: From upweardes. See up, ward.
alt. of Upwards
directed toward a higher place; as, with upward eye; with upward course
the upper part; the top
draw up, updraw
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
In a nation ruled by swine, all pigs are upward mobile.
IPO shares will definitely rise to their upward limit debut.
Fish die belly upward, and rise to the surface. Its their way of falling.
O human race born to fly upward, wherefore at a little wind dost thou fall.
I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.
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