Synonyms for upward

Synonyms for (adj) upward

Synonyms: up, upward

Definition: extending or moving toward a higher place

Usage: the up staircase; a general upward movement of fish

Similar words: ascending

Definition: moving or going or growing upward

Usage: the ascending plane; the ascending staircase; the ascending stems of chickweed

Synonyms: upward

Definition: directed up

Usage: the cards were face upward; an upward stroke of the pen

Similar words: up

Definition: being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level

Usage: the anchor is up; the sun is up; he lay face up; he is up by a pawn; the market is up; the corn is up

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