KJV Dictionary Definition: upward


UP'WARD, a. up and ward, L. versus.

Directed to a higher place; as with upward eye; with upward speed.

UP'WARD, n. The top. Not in use.



UP'WARDS, adv.

1. Toward a higher place; opposed to downward.

Upward I lift my eye.

2. Toward heaven and God.

Looking inward, we are struck dumb; looking upward, we speak and prevail.

3. With respect to the higher part.

Upward man, downward fish.

4. More than, indefinitely. Upwards of ten years have elapsed; upwards of a hundred men were present.

5. Toward the source. Trace the stream upwards.

And trace the muses upwards to their spring.