Definition for upgrade

verb as in improve

Strongest matches

boost, enhance, increase, promote, raise

Strong matches

advance, better, elevate, lift, progress

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Example Sentences

Apple held its second-ever virtual-only product event on Tuesday that centered on upgrades for two major product lines, Apple Watch and iPad.

From Fortune

He also has an upgraded defensive supporting cast, which added a few pieces to help stop the Derrick Henrys of the world from running all over them.

“I’m a big fan of capitalism, but like everything else, it needs an upgrade,” he says.

From Fortune

The new treadmill will likely go to market before the upgraded smart bike, in terms of availability, according to the report.

Also on the chopping block would be 8,400 jobs across the MTA system and further delays of long-planned upgrades to the system.

From Fortune

The Raptor is also difficult and expensive to maintain and is exceedingly difficult to upgrade.

In the 70s it went through a brief stint as an X-rated adult cinema before an upgrade and clean sweep in the early 80s.

(Free for limited access, upgrade for $15 a month or $80 a year; available for iOS) 2.

First, the group is aiming to “upgrade” legislative seats currently held by Republicans.

So there you have it—three simple, easy-to-use programs that biohackers use to upgrade their performance every day.

As he swept upon the upgrade to the track, he heard from behind Peter Barrett's shout.

The Catholics, through their colegios (ecclesiastical schools) attempted to upgrade life.

Heat of a wind that might have come out of the fire-box of a Mogul on an upgrade pull.

Then, the red-roofed buildings of the Boyville School came into sight as they started upgrade.

The inference is obvious: that the Monarchists are on the upgrade, and the Republicans on the downgrade.


On this page you'll find 71 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to upgrade, such as: boost, enhance, increase, promote, raise, and advance.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.