downward

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down +‎ -ward

Adverb[edit]

downward (comparative more downward, superlative most downward) (or downwards)

  1. Toward a lower level, whether in physical space, in a hierarchy, or in amount or value.
    His position in society moved ever downward.
    • Drayton
      Their heads they downward bent.
    • Shakespeare
      A ring the county wears, / That downward hath descended in his house, / From son to son, some four or five descents.

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Adjective[edit]

downward (comparative more downward, superlative most downward)

  1. moving or sloping down
    He spoke with a downward glance.

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