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See definition of upward on Dictionary.com
  • adj.directed up
  • adv.from a lower to higher position

synonyms for upward

  • higher
  • skyward
  • up
  • acclivous
  • ascending
  • assurgent
  • uphill
  • higher
  • above
  • lofty
  • greater
  • skyward
  • antrorse
  • ascending
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  • downward
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How to use upward in a sentence

Even though upward of one-third of the US population may have already been exposed to the virus, we don’t fully know who has had it because there are so many asymptomatic cases, and because of gaps in testing.
COVID-19 VACCINES ARE GREAT — BUT YOU STILL NEED TO WEAR A MASK FOR NOWUMAIR IRFANFEBRUARY 9, 2021VOX
A wispy, spirit-like version of herself falls away from her body as her outstretched arm and eyes point upward.
PELOTON MAKES TONING YOUR GLUTES FEEL SPIRITUAL. BUT SHOULD JESUS BE PART OF THE EXPERIENCE?MICHELLE BOORSTEINFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If case counts in an area begin to tick upward, public-health departments should be ready to respond quickly with vaccination and testing campaigns, Popescu says.
WE MAY NEVER ELIMINATE COVID-19. BUT WE CAN LEARN TO LIVE WITH ITJAMIE DUCHARMEFEBRUARY 4, 2021TIME
In the lab box tests, spiders had to add strand after strand before researchers saw the first upward lurch.
HOW A TINY SPIDER USES SILK TO LIFT PREY 50 TIMES ITS OWN WEIGHTSUSAN MILIUSFEBRUARY 3, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
She has been depositing upward of $250 a month for the last six months into both of my daughters' accounts.
CAROLYN HAX: HESITANT TO PLUNGE INTO THE ONLINE DATING POOLCAROLYN HAXFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Though Howard declines requests to confirm the number of positive tests, a person with knowledge of the situation tells The Post that the Bison have upward of 10 players test positive, many of whom experience symptoms.
THE HOWARD BISON’S HOPES FOR A DREAM BASKETBALL SEASON HAVE TURNED INTO A NIGHTMARETRAMEL RAGGSJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
With more talk about a large stimulus package and inflation, we may see a slight upward trend in rates this week, although any movement should be minor.
MORTGAGE RATES DIP AS INVESTORS AWAIT ACTIONS OF NEW ADMINISTRATIONKATHY ORTONJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The bar is high for a game that could command upward of 50 hours of playing time.
WHAT WE WANT FROM UBISOFT MASSIVE’S OPEN WORLD STAR WARS GAMEMIKE HUME, GENE PARK, ELISE FAVISJANUARY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It previously implied that the jet stream itself goes up into the stratosphere, when in fact the wave energy from the jet is what goes upward.
THE POLAR VORTEX IS ABOUT TO SPLIT IN TWO. BUT WHAT DOES THAT ACTUALLY MEAN?PHILIP KIEFERJANUARY 11, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The snake then stretches its neck up and repeats the process to inch upward.
BROWN TREE SNAKES USE THEIR TAILS AS LASSOS TO CLIMB WIDE TREESMARIA TEMMINGJANUARY 11, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
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WORDS RELATED TO UPWARD

  • above
  • aerial
  • aloft
  • atop
  • hanging
  • in the sky
  • on high
  • over
  • overhanging
  • roof
  • skyward
  • upper
  • upward
  • high
  • higher
  • loftier
  • overhead
  • top
  • topmost
  • uppermost
  • upward
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