- An upward slope or grade (as in a road. )
- usage: "the car couldn't make it up the rise"
- Software that provides better performance than an earlier version did.
- A reservation that is improved.
- usage: "I got an upgrade to first class when coach class was full"
- The property possessed by a slope or surface that rises.
- Hardware that provides better performance than an earlier version did.
- The act of improving something (especially machinery) by raising it to a higher grade (as by adding or replacing components. )
- usage: "the power plant received a new upgrade"
- Rate higher; raise in value or esteem.
- To improve what was old or outdated.
- usage: "I've upgraded my computer so I can run better software"; "The company upgraded their personnel"
- Give a promotion to or assign to a higher position.
- usage: "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"
- Get better travel conditions.
- usage: "I upgraded to First Class when Coach Class was overbooked"
- Give better travel conditions to.
- usage: "The airline upgraded me when I arrived late and Coach Class was full"
WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University
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