Meaning of downward

Definition of downward

(adj) extending or moving from a higher to a lower place; "the down staircase"; "the downward course of the stream"
on or toward a surface regarded as a base; "he lay face downward"; "the downward pull of gravity"
(adv) 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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