Definitions for upwards
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word upwards
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"
Towards a higher place; towards what is above.
To a higher figure or amount.
Towards something which is higher in order, larger, superior etc.
Backwards in time, into the past.
To or into later life.
Origin: From upweardes, uppweardes.
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
in the upper parts; above
yet more; indefinitely more; above; over
Upwards is a Mercury Music Prize nominated album by British hip hop artist Ty, released in 2003 by Big Dada.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'upwards' in Adverbs Frequency: #339
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another.
We found that the injected fluids did not move upwards into layers carrying drinking-water.
Far from trickling down, income and wealth are instead being sucked upwards at an alarming rate.
Space isn't remote at all. It's only an hour's drive away if your car could go straight upwards.
We shouldn’t expect the market to start marching upwards from here, it needs some time to heal.
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