- (also downwards) Towards a lower place or level: he was lying face downward the floor sloped downwardsMore example sentences
- It is generally longer than it is wide and its floor slopes downwards towards a junction either with another valley or a plain.
- The talonid basin lacks rugosity and slopes gently downward towards the ectolophid.
- I cast my gaze downwards towards the floor then looked back up at his hazel eyes.
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- Moving or leading towards a lower place or level: a downward trend in inflationMore example sentences
- He said construction inflation was on a downward trend and prices for tenders were coming down steadily.
- They seem to envisage an irreversible downward spiral leading to the depopulation of Australia.
- After all there is an intense competition, creating a downward spiral leading to unviable rates?
Middle English: shortening of Old English adūnweard.