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Definition 1: spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where downward or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • don't fall down
  • rode the lift up and skied down
  • prices plunged downward

Synonyms for downward in the sense of this definition

Definition 2: extending or moving from a higher to a lower place - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where downward or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the down staircase
  • the downward course of the stream

Synonyms for downward in the sense of this definition

(downward is similar to ...) coming down or downward

Definition 3: on or toward a surface regarded as a base - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where downward or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he lay face downward
  • the downward pull of gravity

(downward is similar to ...) being or moving lower in position or less in some value

"lay face down" "the moon is down" "our team is down by a run" "down by a pawn" "the stock market is down today"

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