upward

Primary Meanings of upward

1.
advadj
spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position
directed up
2.
adv
to a later time
Full Definitions of upward
1

adv spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position

“the fragments flew upwards
“prices soared upwards
Synonyms:
up, upwardly, upwards
Antonyms:
down, downward, downwardly, downwards
spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position

adj directed up

“the cards were face upward
“an upward stroke of the pen”
Synonyms:
up
being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level

adj extending or moving toward a higher place

“a general upward movement of fish”
Synonyms:
up
ascending
moving or going or growing upward
2

adv to a later time

“from childhood upward
Synonyms:
up, upwards

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