"the cards were face upward"; "an upward stroke of the pen"
extending or moving toward a higher place
"the up staircase"; "a general upward movement of fish"
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"
The upper part; the top.
From the extremest upward of thy head. -Shak.
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.
In the upper parts; above.
Dagon his name, sea monster, upward man, And down ward fish. -Milton.
Yet more; indefinitely more; above; over.
From twenty years old and upward. -Num. i. 3.
Directed toward a higher place; as, with upward eye; with upward course.
Origin: From upweardes. See up, ward.
alt. of Upwards
directed toward a higher place; as, with upward eye; with upward course
the upper part; the top
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.
draw up, updraw
The numerical value of upward in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of upward in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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In a nation ruled by swine, all pigs are upward mobile.
IPO shares will definitely rise to their upward limit debut.
I think over the next 12 months the trend will continue to be upward.
Fish die belly upward, and rise to the surface. Its their way of falling.
O human race born to fly upward, wherefore at a little wind dost thou fall.
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