What is another word for upwards?

Pronunciation: [ˈʌpwədz] (IPA)

Are you looking for synonyms for the word "upwards"? Well, you're in luck because there are plenty of options! "Ascending", "climbing", "upward", "escalating", "skyward", "heavenward", "upra", "up"; all these words share the same meaning as "upwards". If you want to add some variety to your vocabulary, you can also use "toward the skies", "to the top", "to the summit", "to the pinnacle", "to the zenith". These synonyms can make your writing more descriptive and lively, providing a better reading experience. So, next time when you want to use "upwards", experiment with these synonyms and watch your language flourish.

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What are the hypernyms for Upwards?

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What are the opposite words for upwards?

The antonyms for the word "upwards" are "downwards," "down," "lower," "decline," "descend." These terms describe a movement in the opposite direction of upwards - towards the ground, or away from heights. "Downwards" is the most direct opposite of "upwards," as it implies motion in the opposite direction. "Down" is more of a general term for movement towards a lower level, while "lower" denotes a decrease in height or elevation. "Decline" and "descend" both suggest a gradual move downwards, but "decline" can also mean a decrease in quality or quantity. Whatever the context, these antonyms for "upwards" provide the perfect vocabulary for describing downward movements.

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Usage examples for Upwards

Presently the boom of a distant gun floated faintly upwards.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
"My uncle lives in Bombay," answered Nell, raising her little finger upwards.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
But Kali, raising his head and gazing upwards, began to listen.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz

Famous quotes with Upwards

  • PLease, do not visualize that we exist above you such as in heaven. The concepts above and below are products of your mind. The soul does not swing upwards. It exists in the center and orients itself in every direction.
    Hans Bender
  • What does the truth matter? Haven't we mothers all given our sons a taste for lies, lies which from the cradle upwards lull them, reassure them, send them to sleep: lies as soft and warm as a breast!
    Georges Bernanos
  • The natural movement of one's soul is upwards. But just as any object is dragged down when a heavy weight is tied to it, the burden of the body drags down the soul.
    Vinoba Bhave
  • Yeah, I am a little bit, and I think it is a natural progression of the sport, of going upwards in technical ability and everything like that.
    Brian Boitano
  • I've made upwards of a million bucks in the cops-and-robbers business.
    Broderick Crawford

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