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Upward Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • directed up; "the cards were face upward"; "an upward stroke of the pen"
  • spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position; "look up!"; "the music surged up"; "the fragments flew upwards"; "prices soared upwards"; "upwardly mobile"
  • to a later time; "they moved the meeting date up"; "from childhood upward"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Upward'


  • Upward: Upward may refer to: Upwards (album), a 2003 album British hip-hop artist Ty Upward Bound, a federally funded educational program within the United
  • Upward Bound: For other uses, see Upward Bound (disambiguation). Upward Bound is a federally funded educational program within the United States. The program is
  • Come Come Come Upward: Come Come Come Upward (Hangul: 아제 아제 바라 아제; RR: Aje Aje Bara Aje) is a 1989 South Korean film directed by Im Kwon-taek. The film examines the differing
  • Upward continuation: Upward continuation is a method used in oil exploration and geophysics to estimate the values of a gravitational or magnetic field by using measurements
  • Born into Trouble as the Sparks Fly Upward: Born into Trouble as the Sparks Fly Upward is the second album by the Canadian band The Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra-La-La Band. It was released
  • Upward looking sonar: An upward looking sonar (ULS) is a sonar device pointed upwards looking towards the surface of the sea. It is used for similar purposes as downward looking
  • Edward Upward: Edward Falaise Upward (9 September 1903 – 13 February 2009) was a British novelist and short story writer who, at the time of his death, Was believed to
  • Allen Upward: Allen Upward (1863 – 12 November 1926) was a poet, lawyer, politician and teacher. His work was included in the first anthology of Imagist poetry, Des

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'Upward' example sentence in quotations


* We have the opportunity to move not only toward the rich society and the powerful society, but upward to the Great Society. - Lyndon B. Johnson

* It is an error to imagine that evolution signifies a constant tendency to increased perfection. That process undoubtedly involves a constant remodelling of the organism in adaptation to new conditions but it depends on the nature of those conditions whether the directions of the modifications effected shall be upward or downward. - Thomas Huxley

* Let the gentle bush dig its root deep and spread upward to split the boulder. - Carl Sandburg


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Upward Sample Sentences in News


  • Upward bump to final reading of February's consumer sentiment
    WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- There was an upward bump in the final reading of the University of Michigan's consumer sentiment report for February, but the index still fell for the first time since July. According to published reports on Friday, the sentiment index was 95.4 in February -- up from a preliminary reading of 93.6 but down from January's 98.1 sho Read more on this news related to 'Upward'
  • Upward Bound program is recognized by FUSD
    The Upward Bound Chaffey program was recognized at a recent School Board meeting. (Contributed photo by FUSD) Read more on this news related to 'Upward'
  • Gold Tries to Launch Recovery, SPX 500 Resumes Upward Push
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