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upload

upload

verb up·load \(ˌ)əp-ˈlōd, ˈəp-ˌ\

computers : to move or copy (a file, program, etc.) from a computer or device to a usually larger computer or computer network

Full Definition of UPLOAD

transitive verb
:  to transfer (as data or files) from a computer to the memory of another device (as a larger or remote computer)

Examples of UPLOAD

  1. She uploaded the pictures from her digital camera to her computer.
  2. upload files to the Internet

First Known Use of UPLOAD

1977

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