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.
Directed toward a higher place; as, with upward eye; with upward course.
extending or moving toward a higher place; "the up staircase"; "a general upward movement of fish"
spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position; "look up!"; "the music surged up"; "the fragments flew upwards"; "prices soared upwards"; "upwardly mobile"