Synonyms of upward


1. upward, up (vs. down)

usage: directed up; "the cards were face upward"; "an upward stroke of the pen"

2. up(prenominal), upward(prenominal), ascending(prenominal) (vs. descending)

usage: extending or moving toward a higher place; "the up staircase"; "a general upward movement of fish"


1. up, upwards, upward, upwardly

usage: 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"

2. up, upwards, upward

usage: to a later time; "they moved the meeting date up"; "from childhood upward"

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Definition and meaning of upward (Dictionary)