DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for:
[Show options]
[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

3 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Down·ward Down·wards adv.
 1. From a higher place to a lower; in a descending course; as, to tend, move, roll, look, or take root, downward or downwards. “Looking downwards.”
    Their heads they downward bent.   --Drayton.
 2. From a higher to a lower condition; toward misery, humility, disgrace, or ruin.
    And downward fell into a groveling swine.   --Milton.
 3. From a remote time; from an ancestor or predecessor; from one to another in a descending line.
 A ring the county wears,
 That downward hath descended in his house,
 From son to son, some four or five descents.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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" [syn: down, downward,
             downwardly] [ant: up, up, up, up]