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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - Spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position; To a later time.

Usage examples (33)
  • Adverb : The birds flew upward. ,His employer wishes to move him upward in the company. ,fourscore and upward. ,They followed the Thames River upward...
  • Using fuel to pump water for the plants upwards is not green.
  • A street of low nodding houses strayed upwards from a small common.
  • The back of the helmet extended upwards from the reverse of his skull. for more
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