upwardadjectiveuk /ˈʌp.wəd/ us /ˈʌp.wɚd/
- There's been an upward trend in sales in the last few years.
- Inflation is likely to accelerate this year, adding further upward pressure on interest rates.
- Move the lever in an upward direction.
- Mike found it difficult to swim in the strong upward current.
- A sudden upward movement in property prices has made things increasingly difficult for first-time buyers.