Antonyms of adj upward

2 senses of upward

Sense 1
upward -- (directed up; "the cards were face upward"; "an upward stroke of the pen")

INDIRECT (VIA up) -> down -- (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")

Sense 2
up (prenominal), upward (prenominal) -- (extending or moving toward a higher place; "the up staircase"; "a general upward movement of fish")

INDIRECT (VIA ascending) -> descending -- (coming down or downward)

Similarity of adj upward

2 senses of upward

Sense 1
upward -- (directed up; "the cards were face upward"; "an upward stroke of the pen")
       => up (vs. down) -- (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")

Sense 2
up (prenominal), upward (prenominal) -- (extending or moving toward a higher place; "the up staircase"; "a general upward movement of fish")
       => ascending (prenominal) (vs. descending) -- (moving or going or growing upward; "the ascending plane"; "the ascending staircase"; "the ascending stems of chickweed")

Antonyms of adv upward

1 of 2 senses 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")
       Antonym 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")

Synonyms of adv upward

2 senses 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")

Sense 2
up, upwards, upward -- (to a later time; "they moved the meeting date up"; "from childhood upward")

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