upload

verb up·load \ (ˌ)əp-ˈlōd , ˈəp-ˌlōd \
|Updated on: 16 Jul 2018

Definition of upload

uploaded; uploading; uploads
: to transfer (data, files, etc.) from a computer to the memory of another device (such as a larger or remote computer)

Examples of upload in a Sentence

  1. She uploaded the pictures from her digital camera to her computer.

  2. upload files to the Internet

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First Known Use of upload

1977

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Definition of upload for English Language Learners

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



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