Antonyms of adj downward

2 senses of downward

Sense 1
down (prenominal), downward (prenominal) -- (extending or moving from a higher to a lower place; "the down staircase"; "the downward course of the stream")

INDIRECT (VIA descending) -> ascending -- (moving or going or growing upward; "the ascending plane"; "the ascending staircase"; "the ascending stems of chickweed")

Sense 2
downward (postnominal) -- (on or toward a surface regarded as a base; "he lay face downward"; "the downward pull of gravity")

INDIRECT (VIA down) -> up -- (being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level; "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")

Similarity of adj downward

2 senses of downward

Sense 1
down (prenominal), downward (prenominal) -- (extending or moving from a higher to a lower place; "the down staircase"; "the downward course of the stream")
       => descending (prenominal) (vs. ascending) -- (coming down or downward)

Sense 2
downward (postnominal) -- (on or toward a surface regarded as a base; "he lay face downward"; "the downward pull of gravity")
       => down (vs. up) -- (being or moving lower in position or less in some value; "lay face down"; "the moon is down"; "our team is down by a run"; "down by a pawn"; "the stock market is down today")

Antonyms of adv downward

1 sense of downward

Sense 1
down, downwards, downward, downwardly -- (spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position; "don't fall down"; "rode the lift up and skied down"; "prices plunged downward")
       Antonym of upward (Sense 1)
      => up, upwards, upward, upwardly -- (spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position; "look up!"; "the music surged up"; "the fragments flew upwards"; "prices soared upwards"; "upwardly mobile")

Synonyms of adv downward

1 sense of downward

Sense 1
down, downwards, downward, downwardly -- (spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position; "don't fall down"; "rode the lift up and skied down"; "prices plunged downward")

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