Definition of 'downwards'
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Most now expect the next move to be downwards. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Few think oil prices will lurch downwards again. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He lay with his face downwards. North and South (1855)Competition is tough, energy costs are high and the trend for prices is firmly downwards. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Make sure the lip of the base faces downwards, so the cheesecake will slide off easily when cooked. The Sun (2013)He has moved downwards socially. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This caused political chaos from the Prime Minister downwards. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There was a second when we were in a tight, enforced embrace, then the lift moved smoothly downwards and we sprang apart. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But then I saw the left side of her face suddenly slide downwards - like it was made of wax and melting. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'downwards'
British English: downwards ADVERB
If you move or look downwards, you move or look towards the ground or a lower level.
He pointed downwards again with his stick.
Definition of downwards from the Collins English Dictionary
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