Definition of downward in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMmore downwardSUPmost downwardPREdown-SUF-ward
    1. moving or sloping down.
      1. He spoke with a downward glance.
  • AdverbCOMmore downwardSUPmost downward
    1. Toward a lower level, whether in physical space, in a hierarchy, or in amount or value.
      1. His position in society moved ever downward.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • There is no downward flexibility in expenditure and credit levels. But outputs and supplies are downflex.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Adverbs
        • Morphemes
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -ward
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        1. en downwards
        2. en downwardly
        3. en downwardness
        4. en downward dog
        5. en downwardnesses
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of downward for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "downward" is an adjective. It's also an adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
        Difficultness: Level 2
        Easy     ➨     Difficult
        Definiteness: Level 1
        Definite    ➨     Versatile