Definitions for upwards

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word upwards

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. up, upwards, upward(adverb)

    to a later time

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

Wiktionary

  1. upwards(Adverb)

    Towards a higher place; towards what is above.

  2. upwards(Adverb)

    To a higher figure or amount.

  3. upwards(Adverb)

    Towards something which is higher in order, larger, superior etc.

  4. upwards(Adverb)

    Backwards in time, into the past.

  5. upwards(Adverb)

    To or into later life.

  6. Origin: From upweardes, uppweardes.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Upwards(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

  2. Upwards(adverb)

    in the upper parts; above

  3. Upwards(adverb)

    yet more; indefinitely more; above; over

Freebase

  1. Upwards

    Upwards is a Mercury Music Prize nominated album by British hip hop artist Ty, released in 2003 by Big Dada.

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'upwards' in Adverbs Frequency: #339

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of upwards in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of upwards in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Socialist Prime Minister Manuel Valls:

    There must be equal treatment upwards to fight social dumping.

  2. Lewis Hamilton:

    We need to try to keep on a roll if possible, onwards and upwards, hopefully.

  3. Plato:

    Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another.

  4. Stefan Ladage:

    We found that the injected fluids did not move upwards into layers carrying drinking-water.

  5. The Oxfam report:

    Far from trickling down, income and wealth are instead being sucked upwards at an alarming rate.

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