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downward

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

directed down
  • fishermen keep watch for the downward plunge of seabirds diving for food

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downward

adverb
variants: or downwards

Synonyms & Antonyms of downward (Entry 2 of 2)

toward or in a lower position
  • at this point the river flows gently downward to the sea

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The first known use of downward was in the 12th century

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“Downward.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/downward. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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