Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun upgrade

6 senses of upgrade

Sense 1
ascent, acclivity, rise, raise, climb, upgrade -- (an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise")
       => slope, incline, side -- (an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of a mountain")

Sense 2
upgrade -- (software that provides better performance than an earlier version did)
       => software, software program, computer software, software system, software package, package -- ((computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory; "the market for software is expected to expand")

Sense 3
upgrade -- (a reservation that is improved; "I got an upgrade to first class when coach class was full")
       => reservation -- (something reserved in advance (as a hotel accommodation or a seat on a plane etc.))

Sense 4
upgrade, rise, rising slope -- (the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises)
       => grade -- (the gradient of a slope or road or other surface; "the road had a steep grade")

Sense 5
upgrade -- (hardware that provides better performance than an earlier version did)
       => hardware, computer hardware -- ((computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system)

Sense 6
upgrade -- (the act of improving something (especially machinery) by raising it to a higher grade (as by adding or replacing components); "the power plant received a new upgrade")
       => improvement -- (the act of improving something; "their improvements increased the value of the property")

Antonyms of verb upgrade

1 of 5 senses of upgrade

Sense 1
upgrade -- (rate higher; raise in value or esteem)
       Antonym of downgrade (Sense 1)
      => downgrade -- (rate lower; lower in value or esteem)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb upgrade

5 senses of upgrade

Sense 1
upgrade -- (rate higher; raise in value or esteem)
       => rate, rank, range, order, grade, place -- (assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide")

Sense 2
upgrade -- (to improve what was old or outdated; "I've upgraded my computer so I can run better software"; "The company upgraded their personnel")
       => better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate -- (to make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes")

Sense 3
promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate -- (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")
       => delegate, designate, depute, assign -- (give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person))

Sense 4
upgrade -- (get better travel conditions; "I upgraded to First Class when Coach Class was overbooked")
       => better, improve, ameliorate, meliorate -- (get better; "The weather improved toward evening")

Sense 5
upgrade -- (give better travel conditions to; "The airline upgraded me when I arrived late and Coach Class was full")
       => better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate -- (to make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes")

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