HyperDic: downward

English > 3 senses of the word downward:
ADVERBalldownward, down, downwards, downwardlyspatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position
ADJECTIVEalldownward, downextending or moving from a higher to a lower place
alldownwardon or toward a surface regarded as a base
downward > pronunciation
Soundsdaw'nwerd
RhymesAbelard ... word / Word: 269 rhymes with erd...
English > downward: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningExtending or moving from a higher to a lower place.
Example "the downward course of the stream"
Synonymdown
Broaderdescendingcoming down or downward
English > downward: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOn or toward a surface regarded as a base.
Examples
  • "he lay face downward"
  • "the downward pull of gravity"
BroaderdownBeing or moving lower in position or less in some value
Spanishdescendente
English > downward: 3 senses > adverb 1
Meaningspatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position.
Example "prices plunged downward"
Synonymsdown, downwards, downwardly
Oppositeup, upwards, upward, upwardlyspatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position
Spanishabajo, hacia abajo
Catalana baix, cap avall

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