Upward vs Go - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between upward and go
is that upward
is (obsolete) the upper part; the top while go
As an adverb upward
is in a direction from lower to higher; toward a higher place; in a course toward the source or origin; -- opposed to downward; as, to tend or roll upward.
As an adjective upward
is directed toward a higher place.
In a direction from lower to higher; toward a higher place; in a course toward the source or origin; -- opposed to downward; as, to tend or roll upward.
* (Richard Hooker) (1554-1600)
- Looking inward, we are stricken dumb; looking upward , we speak and prevail.
The Mirror and the Lamp
, passage=If the afternoon was fine they strolled together in the park, very slowly, and with pauses to draw breath wherever the ground sloped upward
. The slightest effort made the patient cough.}}
In the upper parts; above.
* (John Milton) (1608-1674)
Yet more; indefinitely more; above; over.
* Bible, (w) i. 3.
- Dagon his name, sea monster, upward man, / And downward fish.
- From twenty years old and upward .
(obsolete) The upper part; the top.
- From the extremest upward of thy head. -Shak.
Directed toward a higher place.
- with upward''' eye; with '''upward course
* upwards of
(en proper noun
, a province of Indonesia.
, a state of Brazil.