What does upward mean?

Definitions for upward
ˈʌp wərdup·ward

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

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Upward

    up′ward, adj. directed up or to a higher place.—advs. Up′ward, Up′wardly, Up′wards, toward a higher direction; Up′ways, upward.—Upward of, more than, about.

Anagrams for upward »

  1. draw up, updraw

  2. Draw up

  3. Updraw

How to pronounce upward?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say upward in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of upward in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of upward in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of upward in a Sentence

  1. Hunter S. Thompson:

    In a nation ruled by swine, all pigs are upward mobile.

  2. Zhu Haifeng:

    IPO shares will definitely rise to their upward limit debut.

  3. Scott Guitard:

    I think over the next 12 months the trend will continue to be upward.

  4. André Gide:

    Fish die belly upward, and rise to the surface. Its their way of falling.

  5. Dante Alighieri:

    O human race born to fly upward, wherefore at a little wind dost thou fall.

Images & Illustrations of upward

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Translations for upward

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  • hacia arribaSpanish
  • vers le hautFrench
  • ऊपर की ओरHindi
  • superiora locaLatin
  • whakarungaMāori
  • omhoogDutch
  • наверху, наверх, вверх, ввысь, восходящий, выше, кверху, подниматься, вверху, свышеRussian
  • uppåtSwedish

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