Synonyms for Upward:

adj.

overhead (adjective)
skyward.

adv.

from a lower to higher position (adverb)
skyward, higher, uphill.

n.

up the slope, excessive, too, more, up north, higher, skyward, overly, overmuch, away from the earth, in the air, exceptional, uphill, Hyper-, beyond, surplus, on an incline, over. fourfold, depleted, declining, growing, gathering, graduated, accumulative, exponential.

Other synonyms:

bouncy. under. rising
uphill.

Usage examples for upward

  1. Suddenly Mademoiselle opened her eyes, and saw, three steps below her, a strange man whose upward way she barred. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  2. Jennings waited till he stretched, then fired upward – The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume
  3. Man left to himself is on the upward lay. – The Patrician by John Galsworthy