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  Words related to upgrade

Related / Similar Words: rise, rising slope, ascent, acclivity, raise, climb, promote, advance, kick upstairs, elevate

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • hardware that provides better performance than an earlier version did;
  • the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises;
  • a reservation that is upgraded; "I got an upgrade to first class when coach class was full";
  • software that provides better performance than an earlier version did;
  • an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn''t make it up the rise";
  • to improve, especially something that was old or outdated; "I''ve upgraded my computer so I can run better software"; "The company upgraded their personnel";
  • give better travel conditions to; "The airline upgraded me when I arrived late and Coach Class was full";
  • get better travel conditions; "I upgraded to First Class when Coach Class was overbooked";
  • rate higher; raise in value or esteem;
  • 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";

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    Hyponyms: uphill, tenure, bring up, spot promote, ennoble, gentle, entitle, prefer, favor, favour, brevet

     

    Derivational Morphology: wax, mount, climb, rise, lift, rear, climb up, go up, raise, elevate, get up, bring up, ascend, acme, height, elevation, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, top, aggrandizement, aggrandisement, promotion, furtherance, advancement

     

     
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