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Describing movement up or down - thesaurus

Synonyms

upward

adjective

moving or turned towards a higher position

downward

adjective

going towards a lower place or level

ascending

adjective

moving towards a higher level or position

up

adjective

from a lower place to a higher place

down

adjective

moving towards a lower place or position

up and down

rising and falling, or from bottom to top

bouncy

adjective

a bouncy surface moves up and down when you walk, jump etc on it

under

adverb

moving to a place that is below something or that is covered by it

down

adjective

from a higher place to the ground

skywards

adverb

upwards, towards the sky

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downhill

adverb

towards the bottom of a hill or slope

downhill

adjective

going towards the bottom of a hill or slope

downward

adverb

American downwards

downwards

adverb

towards a lower place or level

fallen

adjective

on the ground after falling

headlong

adjective

a headlong fall is one in which your head hits something before the rest of your body

head over heels

if you fall head over heels, you fall so that your head goes down and your feet go up in the air

heavenward

adverb

literary upwards

in a heap

if you fall or lie in a heap, you lie without moving after you have fallen

timber

interjection

humorous used when any large object falls over

up

adjective

upright, or moving towards an upright position

uphill

adjective

towards the top of a slope or a hill

upward

adverb

mainly American upwards

upwards

adverb

towards a higher position

upwards

adverb

towards a higher or more important level

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