Up"ward (?), Up"wards (?), adv. [AS. upweardes. See Up-, and -wards.]

1.

In a direction from lower to higher; toward a higher place; in a course toward the source or origin; -- opposed to downward; as, to tend or roll upward.

I. Watts.

Looking inward, we are stricken dumb; looking upward, we speak and prevail. Hooker.

2.

In the upper parts; above.

Dagon his name, sea monster, upward man, And down ward fish. Milton.

3.

Yet more; indefinitely more; above; over.

From twenty years old and upward. Num. i. 3.

Upward of, ∨ Upwards of, more than; above.

I have been your wife in this obedience Upward of twenty years. Shak.

 

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