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upgrade

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of upgrade

  1. 1 an upward slope had to walk our bicycle on the upgrades on our ride through the hills Synonyms of upgrade acclivity, hill, rise, ascent, uphill, upriseWords Related to upgrade cant, diagonal, glacis, grade, gradient, inclination, incline, lean, pitch, rake, tilt; climb, hump, mound, ridge, swellNear Antonyms of upgrade basin, depression, hollowAntonyms of upgrade declension, decline, declivity, descent, dip, downgrade, downhill, drop-off, fall, hang, hanging

  2. 2 a raising or a state of being raised to a higher rank or position received an upgrade to lieutenant Synonyms of upgrade ascent, creation, elevation, preference, preferment, promotion, rise, advancement, upgradingWords Related to upgrade aggrandizement, ennoblement, exaltation, glorification, magnificationNear Antonyms of upgrade deposition, dethronement, discharge, dismissal, expulsion, impeachment, ouster, overthrow, removal, suspension, unmaking, unseating; downfall, fallAntonyms of upgrade abasement, comedown, degradation, demotion, disrating, downgrade, reduction

  3. 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 Synonyms of upgrade cant, diagonal, grade, gradient, inclination, incline, lean, pitch, rake, slope, tilt, slantWords Related to upgrade ascent, bank, climb, riseNear Antonyms of upgrade declension, declination, decline, declivity, descent, dip, downgrade, fall, hang, hanging, receding


upgrade

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of upgrade

  1. 1 to move higher in rank or position upgraded them to first class Synonyms of upgrade advance, elevate, raise, promoteWords Related to upgrade forward, further; aggrandize, boost, heighten, improve, lift, uplift; commission, ennoble, knight; acclaim, applaud, celebrate, cite, commend, compliment, congratulate, decorate; eulogize, exalt, extol (also extoll), glorify, hail, honor, laud, praise, saluteNear Antonyms of upgrade depose, dethrone, dismiss, expel, impeach, oust, overthrow, remove, unmake, unseat; demean, disgrace, dishonor, humble, humiliate, mortify, shame, take down; censure, condemn, damn, denounce, reprobateAntonyms of upgrade abase, degrade, demote, downgrade, lower, reduce

  2. 2 to make better that restaurant had better upgrade its service—and fast—if it wants to stay in business Synonyms of upgrade ameliorate, amend, better, enhance, enrich, help, meliorate, perfect, refine, improveWords Related to upgrade correct, emend, rectify, reform, remediate, remedy; edit, fine-tune, redraft, refurbish, rehab, rehabilitate, revamp, revise, rework; beef (up), boost, fortify, intensify, reinforce (also reenforce), strengthen; fine, hone, polish; retouch, touch upNear Antonyms of upgrade damage, endamage, harm, hurt, impair, injure, spoil, tarnish, vitiate; blemish, blight, deface, disfigure, flaw, mar; diminish, lessen, lower, reduceAntonyms of upgrade worsen



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