What does upload mean?

Definitions for uploadˈʌpˌloʊd

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. upload(verb)

    transfer a file or program to a central computer from a smaller computer or a computer at a remote location


  1. upload(Noun)

    Such a file transfer.

  2. upload(Verb)

    to transfer data or files from a peripheral or subordinate system to a larger or more central one; especially from a personal computer to an Internet server.

    You will have to convert your photograph to a jpg format if you wish to upload it.


  1. Upload

    To transfer a file or program to a central computer from a smaller computer or a computer at a remote location.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. upload

    1. [techspeak] To transfer programs or data over a digital communications link from a system near you (especially a smaller or peripheral client system) to one further away from you (especially a larger or central host system). A transfer in the other direction is, of course, called a download 2. [speculatively] To move the essential patterns and algorithms that make up one's mind from one's brain into a computer. Those who are convinced that such patterns and algorithms capture the complete essence of the self view this prospect with pleasant anticipation.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of upload in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of upload in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ahmad F. Hedayat:

    There is always an upload for a download.

  2. Chris Church:

    All the customer has to do is upload their design and specs and then press ‘Order,’.

  3. Nikolaos Alexandrou:

    I thought it would be great to promote the Greek heritage, so I decided to upload this stuff to YouTube.

  4. John Cornyn:

    For years agencies and states haven’t complied with the law, failing to upload these critical records without consequence.

  5. Shiloh Shahan:

    It was never my plan for the jump to go viral, it just put it on YouTube because it wouldn’t upload to Facebook, and I just wanted my friends and family to see it.

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