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    to improve what was old or outdated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. Roberta Cozza:

    They need users to pick the brand or upgrade within the brand from maybe a mid-tier, and the more they go into the premium end, the more they have to stand out as an overall experience.

  2. Student Enni:

    I upgrade my phone for new features, similarly Australia needs an upgrade, in China everything is brand new and flashy, Australia is old.

  3. Drew Scott:

    In some high-end homes, I love to see dual islands its actually an upgrade, however, in this house it doesnt work its choppy.

  4. Fortify Rights:

    By failing to prioritize the protection of survivors of trafficking, Thailand's actions resulted in an untold number of deaths at sea, thailand has made important strides in recent months but an upgrade for its performance in 2015 is premature and sends the wrong message to the government.

  5. Kevin Cassidy:

    So they are going to put Band-Aids on their current servers and not upgrade them.

How to pronounce upgrade?

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Veena
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How to say upgrade in sign language?

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