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Definitions of upgrade:
  • noun:   the act of improving something (especially machinery) by raising it to a higher grade (as by adding or replacing components)
    Example: "The power plant received a new upgrade"
  • noun:   hardware that provides better performance than an earlier version did
  • noun:   the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises
  • noun:   a reservation that is upgraded
    Example: "I got an upgrade to first class when coach class was full"
  • noun:   software that provides better performance than an earlier version did
  • noun:   an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
  • verb:   give better travel conditions to
    Example: "The airline upgraded me when I arrived late and Coach Class was full"
  • verb:   get better travel conditions
    Example: "I upgraded to First Class when Coach Class was overbooked"
  • verb:   rate higher; raise in value or esteem
  • verb:   to improve, especially something that was old or outdated
    Example: "I've upgraded my computer so I can run better software"
  • verb:   give a promotion to or assign to a higher position

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