upward

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English upweardes, equivalent to up +‎ -ward.

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈʌpwɜːɹd/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈʌpwə(ɹ)d/

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upward (comparative more upward, superlative most upward)

  1. In a direction from lower to higher; toward a higher place; in a course toward the source or origin
    We ran upward
  2. In the upper parts; above.
  3. Yet more; indefinitely more; above; over.

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Noun[edit]

upward (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) The upper part; the top.

Adjective[edit]

upward (comparative more upward, superlative most upward)

  1. Directed toward a higher place.
    with upward eye; with upward course

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