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Definition of "upwards" []

  • Towards a higher place; towards what is above. (adverb)
  • To a higher figure or amount. (adverb)
  • Towards something which is higher in order, larger, superior etc. (adverb)
  • Backwards in time, into the past. (adverb)
  • To or into later life. (adverb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "upwards" in a sentence
  • "We have conducted our Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) programs for parents in upwards of 150 public schools; as well as having more than 400 teachers earn masters credits upon completion of our Leadership Training for Teachers and Administrators."
  • "In the past two weeks i have seen in upwards of 50 deer on a maine island, there is even more hope still."
  • "Took a little time, but as these things have a way of doing, the “news” percolated upwards from the blogs to the attention of the mainstream Right Wing noise-makers."