Part of speech: adverb

Toward a higher place or price.

Part of speech: adverb

In excess; more.

Part of speech: adverb

Toward that which is better or nobler.

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Usage examples "upwards":

  1. He pointed upwards with a pale face and muttered, 'The door on the left. - "Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France", Stanley J. Weyman.
  2. Jan covered his for a moment, and then looked upwards. - "Jan of the Windmill", Juliana Horatia Ewing.
  3. She turned her face upwards with a quivering smile. - "The Way of an Eagle", Ethel M. Dell.