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Definition of downward:

  1. Alt. of Downwards
  2. Descending from a head, origin, or source; as, a downward line of descent.
  3. Moving or extending from a higher to a lower place; tending toward the earth or its center, or toward a lower level; declivous.
  4. Tending to a lower condition or state; depressed; dejected; as, downward thoughts.


downwardly, down, downwards, descendent, rise, descending.

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