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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - Spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position.

Usage examples (32)
  • I added a water plane to the scene and sloped the terrain downwards to form a coastline.
  • All fiction from the novels in the mushroom libraries downwards is censored in the interests of the ruling class.
  • A great deal of talk about us; but it is just like London, we are building downwards from the intellectuals.
  • Presently the corridor began to slope "downwards" again until once more it had turned through a right-angle. for more
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