Definition of Upgrade

1. Noun. An upward slope or grade (as in a road). "The car couldn't make it up the rise"

Exact synonyms: Acclivity, Ascent, Climb, Raise, Rise
Generic synonyms: Incline, Side, Slope
Specialized synonyms: Uphill
Derivative terms: Acclivitous, Ascend, Climb, Climb, Raise
Antonyms: Descent



2. Verb. Rate higher; raise in value or esteem.
Generic synonyms: Grade, Order, Place, Range, Rank, Rate
Antonyms: Downgrade

3. Noun. Software that provides better performance than an earlier version did.

4. Verb. To improve what was old or outdated. "The company upgraded their personnel"
Generic synonyms: Ameliorate, Amend, Better, Improve, Meliorate

5. Noun. A reservation that is improved. "I got an upgrade to first class when coach class was full"
Generic synonyms: Reservation

6. Verb. Give a promotion to or assign to a higher position. "I got promoted after many years of hard work"
Exact synonyms: Advance, Elevate, Kick Upstairs, Promote, Raise
Generic synonyms: Assign, Delegate, Depute, Designate
Specialized synonyms: Tenure, Bring Up, Spot Promote, Ennoble, Entitle, Gentle, Favor, Favour, Prefer, Brevet
Derivative terms: Advancement, Elevation, Elevation, Promotion
Antonyms: Demote

7. Noun. The property possessed by a slope or surface that rises.
Exact synonyms: Rise, Rising Slope
Generic synonyms: Grade
Derivative terms: Rise, Rise

8. Verb. Get better travel conditions. "I upgraded to First Class when Coach Class was overbooked"
Generic synonyms: Ameliorate, Better, Improve, Meliorate

9. Noun. Hardware that provides better performance than an earlier version did.
Generic synonyms: Computer Hardware, Hardware

10. Verb. Give better travel conditions to. "The airline upgraded me when I arrived late and Coach Class was full"
Generic synonyms: Ameliorate, Amend, Better, Improve, Meliorate

11. Noun. The act of improving something (especially machinery) by raising it to a higher grade (as by adding or replacing components). "The power plant received a new upgrade"
Generic synonyms: Improvement

Definition of Upgrade

1. Noun. an improved component or replacement item, usually applied to technology ¹

2. Verb. to improve, usually applied to technology, generally by complete replacement of one or more components ¹

3. Verb. to replace an existing object with something better ¹

4. Verb. (computing) to replace a program with a later version of itself, a version having a higher version number or marketed under a more recent product name ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Upgrade

1. to raise to a higher grade or standard [v -GRADED, -GRADING, -GRADES]

Upgrade Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Upgrade Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Upgrade

upgirt
upgive
upgiven
upgives
upgiving
upgo
upgoes
upgoing
upgoings
upgone
upgradabilities
upgradability
upgradable
upgradation
upgradations
upgrade (current term)
upgradeability
upgradeable
upgraded
upgrader
upgraders
upgrades
upgrading
upgrew
upgrow
upgrowing
upgrown
upgrows
upgrowth
upgrowths

Other Resources Relating to: Upgrade

Search for Upgrade on Dictionary.com!Search for Upgrade on Thesaurus.com!Search for Upgrade on Google!Search for Upgrade on Wikipedia!

Search