Meaning of “upwards” - Learner’s Dictionary

upwards

adverb us uk /ˈʌpwədz/ mainly UK mainly US upward
Extra Examples
The warmer air started to move upwards.He directed the beam of the torch upwards.The price of land has forced developers to build upwards.Start at the bottom of the pile and work your way upwards.The balloon rose upwards.

towards a higher place or level:

House prices have started moving upwards again.
upwards of sth

more than a particular amount:

Double rooms cost upwards of 70 euros a night.

(Definition of “upwards” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)