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Definitions for upside
ˈʌpˌsaɪd for 1,3 ; ˈʌpˈsaɪd for 6up·side

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. top, top side, upper side, upsidenoun

    the highest or uppermost side of anything

    "put your books on top of the desk"; "only the top side of the box was painted"


  1. upsidenoun

    the highest or uppermost side or portion of something

  2. upsidenoun

    a favourable aspect of something that also has an unfavourable aspect

  3. upsidenoun

    an upward tendency, especially in a financial market etc

  4. upsidepreposition

    On the top of.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Upsidenoun

    the upper side; the part that is uppermost


  1. Upside

    Upside was a San Francisco-based business and technology magazine for venture capitalists. It was published from 1989 to 2002. It had a circulation above 300,000.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Upside

    up′sīd, n. the upper side.—adv. on the upper side.—adv. Up′side-down, with the upper part undermost: in complete confusion.—Be upsides with (coll.), to be even with, to be revenged upon.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of upside in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of upside in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of upside in a Sentence

  1. Christopher Wyke:

    The upside for bonds from here is quite limited. But commodities have fallen in price over the last four years - it's one of the few cheap investment sectors.

  2. Milly Diaz:

    We are anticipating an influx of foreign buyers as the smart money sees Cuba and Havana as a market with huge potential upside.

  3. Principal Dionne Kirksey:

    I pride myself in my team, we all pride ourselves on creating a sense of family in our building. So when you come in the building, there's no separation of BDs( Black Disciples), GDs( Gangster Disciples), this clique, that's it, none of that, all that's out the door. When you come into the building, you could actually be a kid, be a student, be free. You're not looking over your shoulder, you're not worried about who's going to walk up on you. You don't have to worry about somebody knocking you upside... It's not about any of that. It's all about education, meeting you where you are and helping you be the most successful person that we could possibly give you.

  4. Bucky Hellwig:

    Right now we're seeing disparity in moves of the indexes. And that's due primarily to the flow of earnings announcements as they surprise to the upside and disappoint to the downside, if consensus is building that a trough is occurring.

  5. John Stephenson:

    Volatility can be to the upside but I think it will probably be slightly to the downside this month because the constellation of news out there and the possible outcomes are probably more negative than positive.

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    money demanded for the return of a captured person
    • A. value
    • B. assortment
    • C. ransom
    • D. rapture

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