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    downward

    downward - Dictionary definition and meaning for word downward

    Definition
    (adj) extending or moving from a higher to a lower place
    Synonyms : down
    Example Sentence
    • the down staircase
    • the downward course of the stream
    Definition
    (adj) on or toward a surface regarded as a base
    Example Sentence
    • he lay face downward
    • the downward pull of gravity
    Definition
    (adv) spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position
    Synonyms : down , downwardly , downwards
    Example Sentence
    • don't fall down
    • rode the lift up and skied down
    • prices plunged downward
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