noun see upward II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • upwardness — n. condition of going or moving upward, ascent, rising …   English contemporary dictionary

  • upwardness — up·ward·ness …   English syllables

  • upwardness — noun see upward III …   Useful english dictionary

  • upward — I. adverb or upwards Date: before 12th century 1. a. in a direction from lower to higher < the kite rose upward > b. (1) toward the source (as of a river) (2) toward the interior (as of a region) c. in a higher position < held …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • upward — upwardly, adv. upwardness, n. /up weuhrd/, adv. Also, upwards. 1. toward a higher place or position: The birds flew upward. 2. toward a higher or more distinguished condition, rank, level, etc.: His employer wishes to move him upward in the… …   Universalium

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