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downward

down·ward

downward

 
 
pronunciation:
daUn wrd
parts of speech:
adverb, adjective
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: toward a lower place, state, condition, or the like.
antonyms:
upward
similar words:
down
definition 2: to a subsequent time.
Their beliefs passed downward to the next generation.
similar words:
down
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: moving or directed toward a lower state or place.
antonyms:
upward
similar words:
down
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derivations: downwardly (adv.), downwardness (n.)