Associations to the word «Upgrade»

Wiktionary

UPGRADE, noun. An improved component or replacement item, usually applied to technology
UPGRADE, verb. To improve, usually applied to technology, generally by complete replacement of one or more components
UPGRADE, verb. To replace an existing object with something better
UPGRADE, verb. (computing) 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

Dictionary definition

UPGRADE, noun. An upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise".
UPGRADE, noun. Software that provides better performance than an earlier version did.
UPGRADE, noun. A reservation that is improved; "I got an upgrade to first class when coach class was full".
UPGRADE, noun. The property possessed by a slope or surface that rises.
UPGRADE, noun. Hardware that provides better performance than an earlier version did.
UPGRADE, noun. 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".
UPGRADE, verb. Rate higher; raise in value or esteem.
UPGRADE, verb. To improve what was old or outdated; "I've upgraded my computer so I can run better software"; "The company upgraded their personnel".
UPGRADE, verb. 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".
UPGRADE, verb. Get better travel conditions; "I upgraded to First Class when Coach Class was overbooked".
UPGRADE, verb. Give better travel conditions to; "The airline upgraded me when I arrived late and Coach Class was full".

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