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moving or turned towards a higher position
going towards a lower place or level
moving towards a higher level or position
from a lower place to a higher place
moving towards a lower place or position
rising and falling, or from bottom to top
a bouncy surface moves up and down when you walk, jump etc on it
moving to a place that is below something or that is covered by it
from a higher place to the ground
upwards, towards the sky
to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface
the sail behind the main sail on a ship
the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures
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Free thesaurus definition of describing movement up or down from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.