Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. Towards a higher place; towards what is above.
  • adv. To a higher figure or amount.
  • adv. Towards something which is higher in order, larger, superior etc.
  • adv. Backwards in time, into the past.
  • adv. To or into later life.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See upward.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position
  • adv. to a later time

Etymologies

From Old English upweardes, uppweardes. (Wiktionary)

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