Meaning & Definition of Downward in English
1. Extending or moving from a higher to a lower place
- "The down staircase"
- "The downward course of the stream"
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2. On or toward a surface regarded as a base
- "He lay face downward"
- "The downward pull of gravity"
1. Spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position
- "Don't fall down"
- "Rode the lift up and skied down"
- "Prices plunged downward"
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