upgrade


upgrade
upgradable, upgradeable, adj.upgradability, upgradeability, n.upgrader, n.
n. /up"grayd'/; adj., adv. /up"grayd"/; v. /up grayd", up"grayd'/, n., adj., adv., v., upgraded, upgrading.
n.
1. an incline going up in the direction of movement.
2. an increase or improvement: an upgrade in the year's profit forecast.
3. a new version, improved model, etc.: The company is offering an upgrade of its sports sedan.
4. an increase or improvement in one's service, accommodations, privileges, or the like: If the ship isn't full we'll receive an upgrade to a deluxe stateroom.
5. something, as a piece of equipment, that serves to improve or enhance: a full range of upgrades available for your computer.
adj.
6. uphill; of, pertaining to, on, or along an upgrade.
adv.
7. up a slope.
v.t.
8. to promote to a higher grade or rank: He has been upgraded to senior vice president.
9. to improve or enhance the quality or value of: to upgrade property by landscaping it.
v.i.
10. to improve the quality, value, effectiveness, or performance of something: Buy this basic computer and upgrade whenever you're ready.
[1870-75, Amer.; UP- + GRADE]

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