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up·ward

upward

 
pronunciation:
uhp wrd
parts of speech:
adverb, adjective
part of speech: adverb
definition: toward or to a higher position or place.
The cat climbed upward in the tree.
antonyms:
downward
similar words:
aloft
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: moving toward a higher position or place.
We watched her upward rise in the company with pride.
antonyms:
downward
derivations: upwardly (adv.), upwardness (n.)