Definitions For Upward


  • Extending or moving toward a higher place
  • Directed up


  • Spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position
  • To a later time


  • From a lower place or level to a higher place or level
  • Toward the ceiling, sky, etc.
  • Toward a higher or better condition or position

Is Upward a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Upward is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Upward in a Sentence

  • The road gradually rose upward.
  • She directed my gaze upward.
  • They are moving upward socially and economically.
  • An upward revision of the vote tally

Synonyms for Upward

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