Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: upstream
IPA transcription: ['ʌpstɹ'im]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: upstream
    Meaning: in the direction against a stream's current
r meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: upriver, upstream
    Meaning: toward the source or against the current
Usage examples
  • "We must keep upstream.
  • Like rowing upstream against a strong downward current
  • It had been imagined that she "would not know," and would think she was traveling upstream.
  • And as we got farther and farther upstream, in a dark tangle of rivers, lakes, morasses, and dense forests, with here and there an unexpected long spur running out from the big mountains beyond, I noticed that more and more of these savages had a story about a strange and terrible Woman Land in the high distance.