Inwards vs Downwards - What's the difference?

inwards | downwards |


As adverbs the difference between inwards and downwards

is that inwards is towards the inside while downwards is towards a lower place; towards what is below.

inwards

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • Towards the inside.
  • Antonyms

    * outwards

    See also

    * inwardly

    downwards

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • Towards a lower place; towards what is below.
  • ''Gravity pulls everything downwards.
  • To a lower figure or amount.
  • Towards something which is lower in order, smaller, inferior etc.
  • ''After the oil price rises, the economy headed downwards

    Synonyms

    * down, downward

    Antonyms

    * upwards

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