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Definitions for downward

Definitions for (adjective) downward

Main entry: down, downward Definition: extending or moving from a higher to a lower place Usage: the down staircase; the downward course of the stream

Main entry: downward Definition: on or toward a surface regarded as a base Usage: he lay face downward; the downward pull of gravity

Definitions for (adverb) downward

Main entry: down, downward, downwardly, downwards Definition: spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position Usage: don't fall down; rode the lift up and skied down; prices plunged downward