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Definitions of upward

  1. The upper part; the top. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Alt. of Upwards Webster Dictionary DB
  4. In an ascending direction; from lower to higher; towards a higher rank or position; toward the beginning; indefinitely more: upwards of, more than. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Directed toward a higher place. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. Toward a higher place. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. Toward a higher place or price. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. In excess; more. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Toward that which is better or nobler. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. Toward a higher place; toward heaven and God; with respect to the higher part; more than; toward the source. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. extending or moving toward a higher place; "the up staircase"; "a general upward movement of fish" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. directed up; "the cards were face upward"; "an upward stroke of the pen" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. Directed toward a higher place; as, with upward eye; with upward course. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. Directed from lower to higher; as, an upward slope. Also, upwards. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. Directed up or to a higher place. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  16. Turned or directed toward a higher place. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. Directed to a higher place. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for upward

  1. Vandever succeeded in driving back the enemy, though at a great cost, since the 9th Iowa lost upward of 100 men and Col. – The Struggle for Missouri by John McElroy
  2. Downward, upward each gazed into the other's surprised face. – Miss Theodosia's Heartstrings by Annie Hamilton Donnell
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