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ˈdaʊn wərddown·ward

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. down(a), downward(a)adjective

    extending or moving from a higher to a lower place

    "the down staircase"; "the downward course of the stream"

    Antonyms:
    ascending(a), up, upwardly, upward, upwards

  2. downward(ip)adverb

    on or toward a surface regarded as a base

    "he lay face downward"; "the downward pull of gravity"

    Antonyms:
    ascending(a), up, upwardly, upward, upwards

  3. down, downwards, downward, downwardlyadverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    down, downwardly, downwards

    Antonyms:
    up, ascending(a), upwardly, upwards, upward

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. downwardadjective

    Synonyms:
    down, in a descending course

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How to use downward in a sentence?

  1. Louis Kuijs:

    It's again worse than what most people had expected, especially on the investment side. All of this suggests that the downward pressures on growth in China are persisting, especially in the industrial part of the economy, this type of data will motivate policymakers to further ease on the monetary and fiscal sides.

  2. Wang Mingli:

    Investors are quite pessimistic at this point, and the downward correction for traditional blue-chips, represented by the heavyweight 'nifty 50' firms, is not over yet.

  3. Shinichiro Kadota:

    If China does react with further escalation in tariffs, the U.S. equity market as well as the dollar-yen or Australian dollar could face further downward pressures.

  4. Melissa Braverman:

    I wouldn't be here today if they hadn't stepped in when I was in my downward spiral.

  5. Zak Brown:

    What I ’m seeing is... attendance is down, TV ratings are down, car count( the number on the starting grid) is struggling. So your key performance indicators are all on a downward trajectory right now, every single client we had that was up for renewal has renewed. Every client we have that is in Formula One, is happy they are in Formula One.

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