Definitions for upwardˈʌp wərd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. upward(adj)

    directed up

    "the cards were face upward"; "an upward stroke of the pen"

  2. up(a), upward(a)(adverb)

    extending or moving toward a higher place

    "the up staircase"; "a general upward movement of fish"

  3. 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"

  4. up, upwards, upward(adverb)

    to a later time

    "they moved the meeting date up"; "from childhood upward"

Wiktionary

  1. upward(Noun)

    The upper part; the top.

    From the extremest upward of thy head. -Shak.

  2. upward(Adverb)

    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.

  3. upward(Adverb)

    In the upper parts; above.

    Dagon his name, sea monster, upward man, And down ward fish. -Milton.

  4. upward(Adverb)

    Yet more; indefinitely more; above; over.

    From twenty years old and upward. -Num. i. 3.

  5. upward(Adverb)

    Directed toward a higher place; as, with upward eye; with upward course.

  6. Origin: From upweardes. See up, ward.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Upward(adverb)

    alt. of Upwards

  2. Upward(adj)

    directed toward a higher place; as, with upward eye; with upward course

  3. Upward(noun)

    the upper part; the top

Anagrams of upward

  1. draw up, updraw

  2. Draw up

  3. Updraw


Translations for upward

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • whakarungaMāori
  • наверху, наверх, вверх, ввысь, восходящий, выше, кверху, подниматься, вверху, свышеRussian

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