1The positive or favorable aspect of something.
- This kind of dramatic scene does tend to have a positive upside in that respect.
- I can see an upside to this situation however, you'll get to test, sell, and buy things that other people much more creative than you or I have created.
- He also tried to find an upside to his situation, but to no avail.
2An upward movement of stock prices.
- However, the share placing is expected to satisfy the current demand for the stock, which will limit the upside potential in the shares over the short term.
- The company is still trading at a discount to its peers so Dilger's confidence in the upside potential for the shares probably isn't misplaced.
- But, as things stand, he is not offering current shareholders of Eircom a share in that upside potential.
upside the head
- On the side of head: she slapped him upside the headMore example sentences
- Someone needs to smack his him and his parents upside the head.
- I am reprinting the piece in full here because someone needs to rhetorically smack these people upside the head again.
- I wanted to smack him upside the head and have a discussion about greater responsibility.
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