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Synonyms of downward

Adjective


1. down(prenominal), downward(prenominal), descending(prenominal) (vs. ascending)

usage: extending or moving from a higher to a lower place; "the down staircase"; "the downward course of the stream"

2. downward(postnominal), down (vs. up)

usage: on or toward a surface regarded as a base; "he lay face downward"; "the downward pull of gravity"

Adverb


1. down, downwards, downward, downwardly

usage: spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position; "don't fall down"; "rode the lift up and skied down"; "prices plunged downward"

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