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upgrade

noun

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1 an upward slope
  • had to walk our bicycle on the upgrades on our ride through the hills

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2 a raising or a state of being raised to a higher rank or position
  • received an upgrade to lieutenant

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3 the degree to which something rises up from a position level with the horizon
  • there's a steep upgrade to some of the hills on that route

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upgrade

verb

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1 to move higher in rank or position
  • upgraded them to first class

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2 to make better
  • that restaurant had better upgrade its service—and fast—if it wants to stay in business

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The first known use of upgrade was in 1873

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“Upgrade.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/upgrade. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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