extending or moving from a higher to a lower place
"the down staircase"; "the downward course of the stream"
on or toward a surface regarded as a base
"he lay face downward"; "the downward pull of gravity"
down, downwards, downward, downwardly(adverb)
spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position
"don't fall down"; "rode the lift up and skied down"; "prices plunged downward"
toward a lower level, either in space or in a hierarchy or an amount
His position in society moved ever downward.
moving or sloping down
He spoke with a downward glance.
alt. of Downwards
moving or extending from a higher to a lower place; tending toward the earth or its center, or toward a lower level; declivous
descending from a head, origin, or source; as, a downward line of descent
tending to a lower condition or state; depressed; dejected; as, downward thoughts
How to say downward in sign language?
The numerical value of downward in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of downward in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of downward in a Sentence
Toronto is directionless with a downward bias.
The downward pressure on China's economy is intensifying.
If the (downward) trend continues it shows supply is being eaten into.
The way by which you may get money almost without exception leads downward.
Of particular concern is the downward movement of our CEOs' investment plans.
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