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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Upward  \Up"ward\,  Upwards  \Up"wards\,  adv  [AS.  upweardes  See 
  {Up-},  and  {-wards}.] 
  1.  In  a  direction  from  lower  to  higher;  toward  a  higher 
  place  in  a  course  toward  the  source  or  origin;  --  opposed 
  to  downward;  as  to  tend  or  roll  upward.  --I.  Watts. 
 
  Looking  inward,  we  are  stricken  dumb;  looking 
  upward,  we  speak  and  prevail.  --Hooker. 
 
  2.  In  the  upper  parts  above. 
 
  Dagon  his  name  sea  monster,  upward  man,  And  down 
  ward  fish.  --Milton. 
 
  3.  Yet  more  indefinitely  more  above;  over 
 
  From  twenty  years  old  and  upward.  --Num.  i.  3. 
 
  {Upward  of},  or  {Upwards  of},  more  than  above. 
 
  I  have  been  your  wife  in  this  obedience  Upward  of 
  twenty  years.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Upward  \Up"ward\,  a.  [AS.  upweard.  See  {Up},  and  {-ward}.] 
  Directed  toward  a  higher  place  as  with  upward  eye;  with 
  upward  course. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Upward  \Up"ward\,  n. 
  The  upper  part  the  top  [Obs.] 
 
  From  the  extremest  upward  of  thy  head.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  upward 
  adj  1:  directed  up  "the  cards  were  face  upward";  "an  upward  stroke 
  of  the  pen" 
  2:  extending  or  moving  toward  a  higher  place  "the  up 
  staircase";  "a  general  upward  movement  of  fish"  [syn:  {up(a)}, 
  {upward(a)}] 
  adv  1:  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"  [syn:  {up},  {upwards},  {upwardly}] 
  [ant:  {down},  {down},  {down},  {down}] 
  2:  to  a  later  time;  "they  moved  the  meeting  date  up";  "from 
  childhood  upward"  [syn:  {up},  {upwards}] 




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