What does upgrade mean?

Definitions for upgrade
ˈʌpˌgreɪd; ˈʌpˈgreɪd; ʌpˈgreɪd, ˈʌpˌgreɪdup·grade

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ascent, acclivity, rise, raise, climb, upgradenoun

    an upward slope or grade (as in a road)

    "the car couldn't make it up the rise"

  2. upgradenoun

    software that provides better performance than an earlier version did

  3. upgradenoun

    a reservation that is improved

    "I got an upgrade to first class when coach class was full"

  4. upgrade, rise, rising slopenoun

    the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises

  5. upgradenoun

    hardware that provides better performance than an earlier version did

  6. upgradeverb

    the act of improving something (especially machinery) by raising it to a higher grade (as by adding or replacing components)

    "the power plant received a new upgrade"

  7. upgradeverb

    rate higher; raise in value or esteem

  8. upgradeverb

    to improve what was old or outdated

    "I've upgraded my computer so I can run better software"; "The company upgraded their personnel"

  9. promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevateverb

    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"

  10. upgradeverb

    get better travel conditions

    "I upgraded to First Class when Coach Class was overbooked"

  11. upgradeverb

    give better travel conditions to

    "The airline upgraded me when I arrived late and Coach Class was full"

Wiktionary

  1. upgradenoun

    an improved component or replacement item, usually applied to technology

    With my phone company, I get a free upgrade every twelve months if I keep topping up 10 pounds a month.

  2. upgradeverb

    to improve, usually applied to technology, generally by complete replacement of one or more components

  3. upgradeverb

    to replace an existing object with something better

    I had to upgrade my anti-virus software to protect my computer from the newer threats.

  4. upgradeverb

    to replace a program with a later version of itself, a version having a higher version number or marketed under a more recent product name

  5. Etymology: From up + grade.

Wikipedia

  1. Upgrade

    Upgrading is the process of replacing a product with a newer version of the same product. In computing and consumer electronics an upgrade is generally a replacement of hardware, software or firmware with a newer or better version, in order to bring the system up to date or to improve its characteristics.

ChatGPT

  1. upgrade

    Upgrade refers to the process of enhancing or improving a product, service, device, or system, often by adding new features, improving performance, or enhancing functionality and efficiency. It often involves replacing old components or versions with more advanced or powerful ones. In the context of technology, this might involve installing a newer version of a software or replacing old hardware with new ones. But upgrade can also refer to improvement in non-technical contexts, like upgrading to a higher class in travel or higher-level of service.

Wikidata

  1. Upgrade

    Upgrading is the process of replacing a product with a newer version of the same product. In computing and consumer electronics an upgrade is generally a replacement of hardware, software or firmware with a newer or better version, in order to bring the system up to date or to improve its characteristics.

Editors Contribution

  1. upgrade

    To improve a structure, system, software or form of technology.

    Upgrades take place across the world e.g. mobile phone upgrade, road system upgrade, rail infrastructure upgrade etc.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 14, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of upgrade in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of upgrade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of upgrade in a Sentence

  1. Chief Executive Hossein Yassaie:

    Partly it is China, but also generally phones are now good enough that people do not upgrade them as quickly as they used to.

  2. Allyson Harwood:

    I think that they want this to be something that people see as a valid option for them when buying a truck, so The EcoBoost would be in everyone's best interest to have that as available at a fairly reasonable upgrade price.

  3. Egyptian Antiquities Minister Khaled El-Enany:

    The time has come to shed a new light on the museum's rich collection, upgrade its physical structure and improve its research and programing activities to reach the highest international standards.

  4. Di Maio:

    This meeting was supposed to take place in Libya but the security situation there did not allow that, but the EU will upgrade its strategies on Libya from tomorrow.

  5. Del Fante:

    The smart stuff will help us upgrade the grid and will help develop a network we estimate will save Italian consumers 24 billion euros in costs over the next decade.

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Translations for upgrade

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ترقيةArabic
  • verbessern, aufrüsten, hochrüsten, nachrüsten, UpgradeGerman
  • αναβαθμίζω, αναβάθμισηGreek
  • mejorar, mejora, actualizarSpanish
  • parantaa, parannusFinnish
  • mise à niveauFrench
  • שדרגHebrew
  • aggiornamentoItalian
  • アップグレードJapanese
  • upgradenDutch
  • melhorarPortuguese
  • улучшать, обновить, обновлять, обновление, усовершенствовать, апгрейд, модернизировать, улучшить, модернизацияRussian
  • uppgradera, uppdatera, uppvärdera, befordra, uppgraderingSwedish
  • geliştirmek, iyileştirmek, yükseltmekTurkish
  • оновленняUkrainian
  • nâng cấpVietnamese

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