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Verb
/ˈəpˌgrād/,/ˌəpˈgrād/,
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upgrades, 3rd person singular present; upgraded, past tense; upgraded, past participle; upgrading, present participle;
  1. Raise (something) to a higher standard, in particular improve (equipment or machinery) by adding or replacing components
    • - the cost of upgrading each workstation is around $300
    • - upgraded computers
  2. Raise (an employee) to a higher grade or rank

Noun
  1. An act of upgrading something

  2. An improved or more modern version of something, esp. a piece of computing equipment


  1. ascent: an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise"
  2. rate higher; raise in value or esteem
  3. software that provides better performance than an earlier version did
  4. to improve what was old or outdated; "I've upgraded my computer so I can run better software"; "The company upgraded their personnel"
  5. a reservation that is improved; "I got an upgrade to first class when coach class was full"
  6. promote: 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"
  7. The term upgrade refers to the replacement of a product with a newer version of the same product. It is most often used in computing and consumer electronics, generally meaning a replacement of hardware, software or firmware with a newer or better version, in order to bring the system up to date ...
  8. This is a list of characters in the universe Ben 10 franchise
  9. "Upgrade U" is a song by American R&B singer Beyoncé Knowles, featuring vocals by hip hop artist Jay-Z. The track was produced by American producers Swizz Beatz, Cameron Wallace and Knowles for her second solo album, B'Day. ...
  10. "Upgrade" is the fourteenth episode of the science fiction television series 2002 revival of The Twilight Zone. The episode aired October 30, 2002 on UPN.
  11. (Upgrades) Season four of Stargate SG-1, an American-Canadian television series, began airing on June 30, 2000 on Showtime. The fourth season concluded after 22 episodes on February 14, 2001 on British Sky One, which overtook Showtime in mid-season. ...
  12. (The Upgrades) The Upgrades were a third wave ska band from Dublin, Ireland. Goldenplec.com named them as their "band of the week"" during March 2009 and hailed them as Probably the best known unknown band in Dublin.http://www.goldenplec. ...
  13. an improved component or replacement item, usually applied to technology; to improve, usually applied to technology, generally by complete replacement of one or more components; to replace an existing object with something better; to replace a program with a later version of itself, a version ...
  14. (UPGRADED) Did not work the first time.
  15. (Upgrades) Options than the standard carpeting, lighting, finish carpentry and other amenities offered to all buyers in a new-home project.
  16. (UPGRADES) We reserve the right to upgrade your tickets to equal or better seats at the same price without notification.
  17. (Upgrades (non TDI Engine related)) The place of handling, lighting and other upgrades that do not relate to the performance or economy of the TDI engine. In other words upgrades to your TDI that don't fit into fit into TDI Fuel Economy & TDI Engine Enhancements. ...
  18. (Upgrades) All Ted Mason Homes come with many of the most popular standard features and finishes. Buyers are able to select colors or textures for many of these features. ...
  19. (Upgrades) Options that allow buyers of newly built houses to select higher-quality floor coverings, cabinets, windows and other amenities for more money.
  20. (Upgrades) You give us the right to access your computer to perform maintenance on our tool bar software and to install updates, all without notice to you.
  21. (upgrades) Additions to, or replacement parts within, an existing piece of equipment. These will improve or add to its functioning over and above its capability as originally configured. Alternatively or as an additional consequence, the function or the useful life of the original unit is extended.
  22. (upgrades) Increases in the capacity of existing electrical facilities, including transmission lines and equipment, by increasing the operating voltage.
  23. (upgrading) the process of converting heavy oil or bitumen into synthetic  crude oil.
  24. ("Upgrading") means for the purposes of Section 8 - electrical lines, that there may be an increase in the carrying capacity of, or security of, the line - provided that existing support structures or structures of a similar scale and character are used. ...
  25. (UPGRADING) Re-refining in order to improve the purity normally of a gold bar from 995 to 999.9.