Synonyms for Upward:


overhead (adjective)


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


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

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