What are some opposite words for upgrade?

Antonyms for upgrade
ˈʌpˌgreɪd; ˈʌpˈgreɪd; ʌpˈgreɪd, ˈʌpˌgreɪd

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term upgrade.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ascent, acclivity, rise, raise, climb, upgrade(noun)

    an upward slope or grade (as in a road)

    "the car couldn't make it up the rise"

    Antonyms:
    downgrade

    Synonyms:
    ascent, rising, emanation, acclivity, ascending, mounting, heave, climbing, hike, rising slope, salary increase, ascension, boost, climb, advance, wage increase, lift, procession, mount, rise, wage hike, raise, cost increase

  2. upgrade(noun)

    software that provides better performance than an earlier version did

    Antonyms:
    downgrade

    Synonyms:
    rise, ascent, raise, climb, acclivity, rising slope

  3. upgrade(noun)

    a reservation that is improved

    "I got an upgrade to first class when coach class was full"

    Antonyms:
    downgrade

    Synonyms:
    rise, ascent, raise, climb, acclivity, rising slope

  4. upgrade, rise, rising slope(noun)

    the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises

    Antonyms:
    downgrade

    Synonyms:
    ascent, rising, emanation, acclivity, wage increase, hike, rising slope, lift, salary increase, ascending, ascension, boost, climb, advance, procession, rise, wage hike, raise, cost increase

  5. upgrade(noun)

    hardware that provides better performance than an earlier version did

    Antonyms:
    downgrade

    Synonyms:
    rise, ascent, raise, climb, acclivity, rising slope

  6. upgrade(verb)

    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"

    Antonyms:
    downgrade

    Synonyms:
    rise, ascent, raise, climb, acclivity, rising slope

  7. upgrade(verb)

    rate higher; raise in value or esteem

    Antonyms:
    downgrade

    Synonyms:
    kick upstairs, raise, advance, promote, elevate

  8. upgrade(verb)

    to improve what was old or outdated

    "I've upgraded my computer so I can run better software"; "The company upgraded their personnel"

    Antonyms:
    downgrade

    Synonyms:
    kick upstairs, raise, advance, promote, elevate

  9. promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate(verb)

    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"

    Antonyms:
    downgrade

    Synonyms:
    throw out, kindle, supercharge, erect, arouse, put forward, leaven, bring forward, come along, pass on, provoke, get along, win, parent, elevate, kick upstairs, recruit, upraise, progress, advertize, come on, stir, make headway, call down, advance, conjure, lift, elicit, farm, encourage, further, gain, bring up, pull ahead, set up, conjure up, nurture, resurrect, levy, promote, prove, boost, go on, gain ground, invoke, raise, advertise, move on, get on, get up, produce, call forth, put up, grow, shape up, fire, evoke, rear, push, set ahead, march on, enhance, enkindle, get ahead, heighten

  10. upgrade(verb)

    get better travel conditions

    "I upgraded to First Class when Coach Class was overbooked"

    Antonyms:
    downgrade

    Synonyms:
    kick upstairs, raise, advance, promote, elevate

  11. upgrade(verb)

    give better travel conditions to

    "The airline upgraded me when I arrived late and Coach Class was full"

    Antonyms:
    downgrade

    Synonyms:
    kick upstairs, raise, advance, promote, elevate

How to use upgrade in a sentence?

  1. J. Mark Wallace:

    Life is a continual upgrade.

  2. Joaquim Levy:

    We have to think of an upgrade.

  3. Michael Hansen:

    I do think they are going to upgrade 2,4-D.

  4. Carl Schuster:

    It's a significant upgrade over its predecessors.

  5. Tim Cook:

    The upgrade cycle has extended, there's no doubt about that.

How to say upgrade in sign language?

  1. upgrade

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