Associations to the word «Upward»


UPWARD, adverb. 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.
UPWARD, adverb. In the upper parts; above.
UPWARD, adverb. Yet more; indefinitely more; above; over.
UPWARD, noun. (obsolete) The upper part; the top.
UPWARD, adjective. Directed toward a higher place.
UPWARD LIGHTNING, noun. (astronomy) (meteorology) an upper atmospheric optical phenomena associated with thunderstorms, in which the lightning bolt projects straight into the upper atmosphere
UPWARD LIGHTNINGS, noun. Plural of upward lightning

Dictionary definition

UPWARD, adverb. 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".
UPWARD, adverb. To a later time; "they moved the meeting date up"; "from childhood upward".
UPWARD, adjective. Directed up; "the cards were face upward"; "an upward stroke of the pen".
UPWARD, adjective. Extending or moving toward a higher place; "the up staircase"; "a general upward movement of fish".

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.