Upward vs Go - What's the difference?

upward | go |


As nouns the difference between upward and go

is that upward is (obsolete) the upper part; the top while go is water.

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.

upward

English

Adverb

(head)
  • 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.
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  • In the upper parts; above.
  • * (John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • Dagon his name, sea monster, upward man, / And downward fish.
  • Yet more; indefinitely more; above; over.
  • * Bible, (w) i. 3.
  • From twenty years old and upward .

    Noun

    (-)
  • (obsolete) The upper part; the top.
  • From the extremest upward of thy head. -Shak.

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Directed toward a higher place.
  • with upward''' eye; with '''upward course

    See also

    * upwards * upwards of * up

    Anagrams

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    go

    English

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • , a province of Indonesia.
  • , a state of Brazil.
  • Abbreviation

    (Abbreviation) (head)
  • Anagrams

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