Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: downward
IPA transcription: [d'aʊnwɚd]
Pronunciations of downward
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: down(a), downward(a)
    Meaning: extending or moving from a higher to a lower place; "the down staircase"; "the downward course of the stream"
  • Synonyms: downward(ip)
    Meaning: on or toward a surface regarded as a base; "he lay face downward"; "the downward pull of gravity"
r meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: down, downwards, downward, downwardly
    Meaning: spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position; "don't fall down"; "rode the lift up and skied down"; "prices plunged downward"
Usage examples
  • Tarzan glanced downward.
  • The monk pointed downward at Ludgate Hill.
  • Like rowing upstream against a strong downward current
  • Binkie swung head downward for a moment without speaking.
  • Still the Ghost pointed downward to the grave by which it stood.
  • For answer, she let the tears on her lids overflow and run slowly downward.
  • 'Let me get on my considering cap, sir,' replied that gentleman, turning the open book face downward.
  • Why dost leave the war?' And downward ceased he not to fall amain As far as Minos, who lays hold on all.
  • Instantly the earth opened, and there appeared a flight of marble steps leading downward into the earth.
  • He felt a hopping sensation, then a long, sickening downward swoop that seemed to leave his stomach far behind.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Subarachnoid hemorrhage, License CC BY-SA 4.0
1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Alleyway, License CC BY-SA 4.0