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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Upward \Up"ward\, Upwards \Up"wards\, adv. [AS. upweardes. See
Up-, and -wards.]
1. In a direction from lower to higher; toward a higher
place; in a course toward the source or origin; -- opposed
to downward; as, to tend or roll upward. --I. Watts.
Looking inward, we are stricken dumb; looking
upward, we speak and prevail. --Hooker.
2. In the upper parts; above.
Dagon his name, sea monster, upward man,
And down ward fish. --Milton.
3. Yet more; indefinitely more; above; over.
From twenty years old and upward. --Num. i. 3.
Upward of, or Upwards of, more than; above.
I have been your wife in this obedience
Upward of twenty years. --Shak.
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