Pronunciation of Upward
/ˈʌpwəd/, /ˈʌpwəd/, /ˈʌ_p_w_ə_d/
Synonyms for upward:
directed up (adjective)
from a lower to higher position (adverb)
Sense 1 (noun)
Usage examples for upward:
- " He's coming now, I think," was the reply, as the man approached the door and glanced upward. - "The Boy Volunteers with the French Airmen", Kenneth Ward.
- O Phebe, hard as it is to be as I am, I would not hold you, little bird, from your upward flight; but just think what a terrible night my future will be without my little Phebe! - "Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale", Ida Glenwood.
- Here we have a convenient starting- point for the story of life, and may now trace the general lines of upward development. - "The Story of Evolution", Joseph McCabe.