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

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    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. Hiroki Totoki:

    There's a broad variety in the prices of smartphones, from around $100 to $1,400 at the upper end, we want to focus in the upper half of that.

  2. Wilson Chowdhry:

    The poor can’t and don’t escape but the middle and upper classes flee to Thailand, [Back in Pakistan] they are doctors, lawyers, professors, politicians.

  3. General Phelka:

    We've transported vaccine from northern Minnesota to the upper peninsula of Michigan, which is a terrific mission because it was dozens of hours to drive from where the vaccine needed, it's very safe. It's very efficient and very effective.

  4. Haley Brink:

    Monday and Tuesday, many locations across the central California valley record temperatures in the upper 90's and triple digits, this heat wave is forecast to stick around for the remainder of the week as a ridge of high pressure has set up over the region.

  5. Mary McCarthy:

    In verity we are the poor. This humanity we would claim for ourselves is the legacy, not only of the Enlightenment, but of the thousands and thousands of European peasants and poor townspeople who came here bringing their humanity and their sufferings with them. It is the absence of a stable upper class that is responsible for much of the vulgarity of the American scene. Should we blush before the visitor for this deficiency?

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