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Meaning of UPGRADE

Pronunciation:  [adj]'up'greyd, [n]'up`greyd, [v]`up'greyd, 'up`greyd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises
  2. [n]  an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make the grade"
  3. [v]  to improve, esp. something that was old or outdated; "I've upgraded my computer so I can run better software."; "The company upgraded their personnel"
  4. [v]  rate higher; raise in value or esteem
  5. [v]  give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; "John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired"; "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms"; "I got promoted after many years of hard work"

UPGRADE is a 7 letter word that starts with U.


 Synonyms: acclivity, advance, ascent, climb, elevate, kick upstairs, promote, raise, raise, rise, rise, rising slope
 Antonyms: break, bump, declension, declination, decline, declivity, demote, descent, downgrade, downslope, fall, kick downstairs, relegate
 See Also: ameliorate, amend, assign, better, brevet, bring up, delegate, depute, designate, ennoble, entitle, favor, favour, gentle, grade, grade, improve, incline, meliorate, order, place, prefer, range, rank, rate, side, slope, spot promote, tenure, uphill



Computing Dictionary

1. A new or better version of some hardware or software.

Often used in marketroid-speak to mean "bug fix".

2. The act of developing or installing a new version.