Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • See upward.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

Etymologies

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From Old English upweardes, uppweardes.

Examples

  • Took a little time, but as these things have a way of doing, the “news” percolated upwards from the blogs to the attention of the mainstream Right Wing noise-makers.

    Rush wasnt punked, he wasnt pwned. He was just doing what he does.

  • This sign resembles the Sign of Preservation with the exception that the hand pointing upwards is not squared at an angle and not pointing to the sky.

    Hand Signed | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles

  • We have conducted our Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) programs for parents in upwards of 150 public schools; as well as having more than 400 teachers earn masters credits upon completion of our Leadership Training for Teachers and Administrators.

    Marc Rosenbaum: Waiting for Empowerment

  • A Russian cross country team projected to win upwards of seven medals delivered four.

    Rattled Russian athletes hope home proves sweet

  • In the past two weeks i have seen in upwards of 50 deer on a maine island, there is even more hope still.

    Is Dave Petzal Still Alive?

  • We have conducted our Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) programs for parents in upwards of 150 public schools; as well as having more than 400 teachers earn masters credits upon completion of our Leadership Training for Teachers and Administrators.

    Marc Rosenbaum: Waiting for Empowerment

  • We have conducted our Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) programs for parents in upwards of 150 public schools; as well as having more than 400 teachers earn masters credits upon completion of our Leadership Training for Teachers and Administrators.

    Marc Rosenbaum: Waiting for Empowerment

  • We have conducted our Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) programs for parents in upwards of 150 public schools; as well as having more than 400 teachers earn masters credits upon completion of our Leadership Training for Teachers and Administrators.

    Marc Rosenbaum: Waiting for Empowerment

  • We have conducted our Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) programs for parents in upwards of 150 public schools; as well as having more than 400 teachers earn masters credits upon completion of our Leadership Training for Teachers and Administrators.

    Marc Rosenbaum: Waiting for Empowerment

  • Took a little time, but as these things have a way of doing, the “news” percolated upwards from the blogs to the attention of the mainstream Right Wing noise-makers.

    Lance Mannion:

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