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UPSTREAM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does upstream mean? 

UPSTREAM (adjective)
  The adjective UPSTREAM has 1 sense:

1. in the direction against a stream's current

  Familiarity information: UPSTREAM used as an adjective is very rare.


UPSTREAM (adverb)
  The adverb UPSTREAM has 1 sense:

1. toward the source or against the current

  Familiarity information: UPSTREAM used as an adverb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


UPSTREAM (adjective)


Sense 1upstream [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In the direction against a stream's current

Antonym:

downstream (in the direction of a stream's current)


UPSTREAM (adverb)


Sense 1upstream [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Toward the source or against the current

Synonyms:

upriver; upstream

Antonym:

downstream (away from the source or with the current)


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