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1. upwards

adverb. ['ˈʌpwɝdz'] spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position.

Synonyms

  • upwardly
  • up

Antonyms

  • downwards
  • downwardly
  • downward

Etymology

  • upweardes (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Upwards

  • afterwards
  • backwards
  • barnards
  • bastards
  • bethards
  • billiards
  • biohazards
  • blackbirds
  • blanchards
  • blizzards
  • bradfords
  • buzzards
  • buzzwords
  • carryforwards
  • collards
  • cowards
  • cruthirds
  • cupboards
  • downwards
  • drunkards

Sentences with upwards


1. Noun, plural
Secure the other end of the vent pipe into the end of the PVC T-pipe that is facing upwards.

2. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Use the other hand to hold the head and lift it upwards, providing access to the eye.

3. Adverb
Push it upwards, doing your best to uproot the plant.

Quotes about upwards


1. The Bible has noble poetry in it... and some good morals and a wealth of obscenity, and upwards of a thousand lies.
- Mark Twain

2. The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained in sudden flight but, they while their companions slept, they were toiling upwards in the night.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Good Poems for Hard Times

3. Aside from velcro, time is the most mysterious substance in the universe. You can't see it or touch it, yet a plumber can charge you upwards of seventy-five dollars per hour for it, without necessarily fixing anything.
- Dave Barry

2. upwards

adverb. ['ˈʌpwɝdz'] to a later time.

Synonyms

  • up

Antonyms

  • low
  • falling

Etymology

  • upweardes (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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