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Adjective: downward  dawn-wurd [N. Amer], dawn-wûd [Brit]
  1. Extending or moving from a higher to a lower place
    "the downward course of the stream";
    - down
     
  2. On or toward a surface regarded as a base
    "he lay face downward"; "the downward pull of gravity"
Adverb: downward  dawn-wurd [N. Amer], dawn-wûd [Brit]
  1. Spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position
    "prices plunged downward";
    - down, downwards, downwardly

See also: descending, down

Antonym: upward