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Adverb: upward  úp-wurd [N. Amer], úp-wûd [Brit]
  1. Spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position
    - up, upwards, upwardly
     
  2. To a later time
    "from childhood upward";
    - up, upwards
Adjective: upward  úp-wurd [N. Amer], úp-wûd [Brit]
  1. Directed up
    "the cards were face upward"; "an upward stroke of the pen"
     
  2. Extending or moving toward a higher place
    "a general upward movement of fish";
    - up

See also: ascending, up

Antonym: downward

Encyclopedia: Upward