upgrade

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From up + grade.

Noun[edit]

upgrade (plural upgrades)

  1. an improved component or replacement item, usually applied to technology
    With my phone company, I get a free upgrade every twelve months if I keep topping up 10 pounds a month.

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Verb[edit]

upgrade (third-person singular simple present upgrades, present participle upgrading, simple past and past participle upgraded)

  1. to improve, usually applied to technology, generally by complete replacement of one or more components
  2. to replace an existing object with something better
    I had to upgrade my anti-virus software to protect my computer from the newer threats.
  3. (computing) to replace a program with a later version of itself, a version having a higher version number or marketed under a more recent product name

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

upgrade

  1. first-person singular present indicative of upgraden
  2. singular present subjunctive of upgraden
  3. imperative of upgraden