What does uphill mean?

Definitions for uphill
ˈʌpˈhɪl; ˈʌpˌhɪlup·hill

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.

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How to say uphill in sign language?

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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

Examples of uphill in a Sentence

  1. Carrie Severino:

    If a state did attempt to challenge this decision, they would simply be struck down by the federal court that has jurisdiction over the state. It would be a beyond uphill battle. Federal courts are directly controlled by this decision.

  2. Barbara Lee:

    You feel some disappointment only with the institutional barriers that I recognized that were out there during this campaign. I'm really disappointed in that, knowing this was an uphill battle.

  3. Carlos Daniel Coradi:

    Trabuco did a great job trumping the rivals that traditionally took the industry's hallmark deals with them, but the task of integrating HSBC Brazil into Bradesco's platform looks to me like an uphill battle.

  4. Richard Ji:

    Uber faces an uphill task in Uber China especially since Didi Chuxing is multiple times larger by transaction value and city coverage, this will lead to favorable outcomes for both companies. The biggest benefit is cost savings, they no longer have to give out subsidies to drivers and passengers. It will give pricing power as the new entity will become the dominant player. That means profitability will come sooner than later.

  5. Robert Corn-Revere:

    He would have a real uphill battle.

Images & Illustrations of uphill

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Translations for uphill

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

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