What does uphill mean?

Definitions for uphillˈʌpˈhɪl; ˈʌpˌhɪl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word uphill.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. uphill(adj)

    the upward slope of a hill

  2. acclivitous, rising, uphill(adverb)

    sloping upward

  3. uphill(adverb)

    against difficulties

    "she was talking uphill"

  4. uphill(adverb)

    upward on a hill or incline

    "this street lay uphill"

Wiktionary

  1. uphill(Noun)

    An uphill route.

  2. uphill(Adverb)

    up a slope, towards higher ground

  3. uphill(Adverb)

    with difficulty

  4. uphill(Adjective)

    located up a slope or on a hill

  5. uphill(Adjective)

    going up a slope or a hill

  6. uphill(Adjective)

    difficult or laborious

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uphill(adverb)

    upwards on, or as on, a hillside; as, to walk uphill

  2. Uphill(adj)

    ascending; going up; as, an uphill road

  3. Uphill(adj)

    attended with labor; difficult; as, uphill work

Freebase

  1. Uphill

    Uphill is a village in the civil parish of Weston-super-Mare in North Somerset, England, at the southern edge of the town, on the Bristol Channel coast.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Uphill

    up′hil, adj. ascending: difficult.—adv. up a hill, against difficulties.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of uphill in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of uphill in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Amapola Cabase:

    What is yours will roll uphill to find you.

  2. Peter Ubertaccio:

    The challenge for him is that this isn't a party that goes with young, up-and-coming leaders, i think it's going to be an uphill battle.

  3. Samuel Smiles:

    The battle of life is, in most cases, fought uphill; and to win it without a struggle were perhaps to win it without honor. If there were no difficulties there would be no success; if there were nothing to struggle for, there would be nothing to be achieved.

  4. Geoff Ogilvy:

    It's an optical illusion on the second shot, it's uphill, but it looks downhill. It plays a fraction longer than you want it to. The stance you have wants you to hit a draw. But if you miss a shot with the ball above your feet, it's often to the right. And that's where all the trouble is.

  5. William Ralph Inge:

    There is no law of progress. Our future is in our own hands, to make or to mar. It will be an uphill fight to the end, and would we have it otherwise Let no one suppose that evolution will ever exempt us from struggles. 'You forget,' said the Devil, with a chuckle, 'that I have been evolving too.'

Images & Illustrations of uphill


Translations for uphill

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • hochgelegen, bergauf, ansteigend, mühselig, berganGerman
  • in éadan an chnoicIrish
  • in salitaItalian
  • kalnupLatvian
  • гора, наверх, тяжёлый, трудный, с трудомRussian
  • மேட்டில்Tamil

Get even more translations for uphill »

Translation

Find a translation for the uphill definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these uphill definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"uphill." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 30 Apr. 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/uphill>.

Are we missing a good definition for uphill? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for uphill:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.