Upward

Definition of Upward

Up´ward
adv.1.
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.
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
more than; above.
I have been your wife in this obedience
Upward of twenty years.
- Shak.
a.1.Directed toward a higher place; as, with upward eye; with upward course.
n.1.The upper part; the top.
From the extremest upward of thy head.
- Shak.

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