What does downward mean?

Definitions for downward
ˈdaʊn wərddown·ward

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word downward.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. down(a), downward(a)(adj)

    extending or moving from a higher to a lower place

    "the down staircase"; "the downward course of the stream"

  2. downward(ip)(adverb)

    on or toward a surface regarded as a base

    "he lay face downward"; "the downward pull of gravity"

  3. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. downward(Adverb)

    toward a lower level, either in space or in a hierarchy or an amount

    His position in society moved ever downward.

  2. downward(Adjective)

    moving or sloping down

    He spoke with a downward glance.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Downward(adverb)

    alt. of Downwards

  2. Downward(adj)

    moving or extending from a higher to a lower place; tending toward the earth or its center, or toward a lower level; declivous

  3. Downward(adj)

    descending from a head, origin, or source; as, a downward line of descent

  4. Downward(adj)

    tending to a lower condition or state; depressed; dejected; as, downward thoughts

How to say downward in sign language?

  1. downward

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of downward in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of downward in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of downward in a Sentence

  1. Norman Levine:

    Toronto is directionless with a downward bias.

  2. Premier Li Keqiang:

    The downward pressure on China's economy is intensifying.

  3. Jonathan Barratt:

    If the (downward) trend continues it shows supply is being eaten into.

  4. Henry David Thoreau:

    The way by which you may get money almost without exception leads downward.

  5. Randall Stephenson:

    Of particular concern is the downward movement of our CEOs' investment plans.

Images & Illustrations of downward

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