Associations to the word «Downwards»


DOWNWARDS, adverb. Towards a lower place; towards what is below.
DOWNWARDS, adverb. To a lower figure or amount.
DOWNWARDS, adverb. Towards something which is lower in order, smaller, inferior etc.

Dictionary definition

DOWNWARDS, adverb. Spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position; "don't fall down"; "rode the lift up and skied down"; "prices plunged downward".

Wise words

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
Baruch Spinoza