Upward meaning

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In, to, or toward a higher place, level, or position.

Flying upward.

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Toward a higher position in a hierarchy or on a socioeconomic scale.

A young executive moving upward fast.

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Toward the head or upper parts.

Bare from the waist upward.

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Toward a higher amount, degree, or rank.

Prices soared upward.

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Toward a later time or age.

From adolescence upward.

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Directed toward a higher place or position.

Upward movement.

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Toward a higher place, position, degree, amount, etc.
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On into future years or later life.
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Beyond (an indicated price, amount, etc.)

Tickets cost two dollars and upward.

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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.
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In the upper parts; above.
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Yet more; indefinitely more; above; over.
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(obsolete) The upper part; the top.

From the extremest upward of thy head. -Shak.

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Directed toward a higher place.

With upward eye; with upward course.

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upward
  • More than; in excess of:.
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upwards of
  • More than.
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Origin of upward

  • From Old English upweardes. See up, ward.

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