What does Upper mean?

Definitions for Upper
ˈʌp ərUpper

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. upper berth, uppernoun

    the higher of two berths

  2. uppernoun

    piece of leather or synthetic material that forms the part of a shoe or boot above the sole that encases the foot

    "Uppers come in many styles"

  3. amphetamine, pep pill, upper, speedadjective

    a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression

  4. upperadjective

    the topmost one of two

  5. upperadjective

    higher in place or position

    "the upper bunk"; "in the upper center of the picture"; "the upper stories"

  6. upperadjective

    superior in rank or accomplishment

    "the upper half of the class"

Wiktionary

  1. uppernoun

    That which is higher, contrasted with the lower.

    As the restless sleeper here, I'll take the lower berth. You take the upper.

  2. uppernoun

    The piece of leather, etc., that forms the top part of a shoe above the sole.

  3. uppernoun

    A stimulant such as amphetamine that increases energy and decreases appetite.

  4. upperadjective

    At a higher level, rank or position.

  5. upperadjective

    Situated on higher ground, further inland, or more northerly.

  6. upperadjective

    Of a later division of some period.

  7. upperadjective

    Of or pertaining to a secondary school.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Upper

    being further up, literally or figuratively; higher in place, position, rank, dignity, or the like; superior; as, the upper lip; the upper side of a thing; the upper house of a legislature

  2. Uppernoun

    the upper leather for a shoe; a vamp

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Upper

    up′ėr, adj. (comp. of up) farther up: higher in position, dignity, &c.: superior:—superl. Up′permost, Up′most.—ns. Up′per, the part of a boot or shoe above the sole and welt; Up′perhand, superiority: advantage.—adj. Up′permost, highest in place, rank, &c.: first to come into the mind.—adv. in the highest place, first.—n. Up′per-stō′ry, a story above the ground-floor: the brain.—n.pl. Up′per-ten, the wealthier or leading class in a community.—adj. Up′pish, assuming, pretentious, snobbish.—adv. Up′pishly.—n. Up′pishness. [For affix -most, cf. Aftermost, Foremost.]

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Upper' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1898

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Upper' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3694

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Upper' in Adjectives Frequency: #256

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Upper in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Upper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Upper in a Sentence

  1. Greg Edgecombe:

    We didn’t know these animals had two sets of flaps (an upper one and a lower one) because the fossils we had were all so flattened.

  2. Dan Sherman:

    When there was a change in upper management, people kind of compensated and said 'well we are not going to get what Hunter Harrison was going to give us', but with (Tuesday's) result it's possible that's not true at all, and we'll get exactly what Hunter had promised.

  3. Jill Barrett:

    What they don’t want, I think deep down, is for people just to do a home on 'Fixer Upper' with that intent of just VRBO-ing it to try and make a buck. They really do put their heart and soul into the home for that family, or that couple or that person.

  4. Paul Fussell:

    If you are an author and give one of your books to a member of the upper class, you must never expect him to read it.

  5. Ayn Rand:

    Upper classes are a nation's past, the middle class its future.

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