Definition of 'upwards'
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Turn one sponge upside down so the flat surface is facing upwards. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The key to his prowess was timing, often heading upwards into the roof of the net. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is a safe bet that it will be revised upwards again. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She now struggles to move her eyes and has to adjust her head to look upwards. The Sun (2010)We race upwards towards a crest in the road. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They should face upwards and forwards and downwards and forwards for the upper and lower inside gums. Bad Breath (1994)Yet our unwanted status as guardians of social handouts continues its upwards trajectory. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Then blend gently upwards towards your temple with your brush. The Sun (2012)Eat with the right hand and turn the palm face upwards. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is doubtful that trend will continue upwards tonight but they are certainly the stronger side. The Sun (2008)Simultaneously push through your heels and swing up your arms to leap upwards as high as you can. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Experts predict that the gloomy economic outlook and rising inflation will mean mortgage deals will continue to head upwards. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They lurched upwards and circled again. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)All the big firms have embarked on hiring sprees after the economy began to tick upwards towards the end of last year. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They will be concerned that wholesale prices could move upwards again, eating into margins. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In fact, temperatures across the globe have been heading upwards this year. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In spite of calls for executive pay restraint, the trend is once again upwards. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Heading upwards, he passed a window on the central staircase and peered out. The Sun (2014)Blend the colour upwards towards the hair line, then downwards to soften colour. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Expect to pay 100 upwards per head in these establishments for a meal with drinks. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Prices will rush upwards again. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'upwards'
British English: upwards /ˈʌpwədz/ ADVERB
If someone moves or looks upwards, they move or look up towards a higher place.
`There,' he said, pointing upwards.
- American English: upward
- Arabic: صَاعِداً
- Brazilian Portuguese: para cima
- Chinese: 向上
- Croatian: prema gore
- Czech: nahoru
- Danish: opad
- Dutch: naar boven
- European Spanish: hacia arriba
- Finnish: ylöspäin
- French: vers le haut
- German: aufwärts
- Greek: προς τα πάνω
- Italian: verso l’alto
- Japanese: 上へ向かって
- Korean: 위쪽으로
- Norwegian: oppover
- Polish: w górę
- European Portuguese: para cima
- Romanian: în sus
- Russian: вверх
- Spanish: hacia arriba
- Swedish: uppåt
- Thai: ขึ้นไปทางเหนือ
- Turkish: yukarıya doğru
- Ukrainian: догори
- Vietnamese: về phía trên
Definition of upwards from the Collins English Dictionary
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