Definition of upload in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌpˈləʊd/
[with object]
Transfer (data) from one computer to another, typically to one that is larger or remote from the user or functioning as a server: you can upload your prepared text software is uploaded and downloaded
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  • Obviously, this describes building a very simple web site and uploading it to the Internet.
  • The next time the program connected to the Internet to send mail, it uploaded the log file.
  • The major benefit of broadband service over dial up service is the website uploading speed.


Pronunciation: /ˈʌpləʊd/
1An act or process of uploading data: they are also adding the ability to pause an upload if you need to go off and do something else [mass noun]: the site allowed the upload of videos
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  • For some reason I could see only the spellchecker and the image upload buttons on the editing toolbar.
  • As mentioned before, each has its own file upload section and message board.
  • The only way to add more than one photo at once is to select each photo individually in separate upload fields.
1.1A file or set of files that has been uploaded: an upload of the track is streaming below
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  • Watch the most recent upload from the Anon channel on YouTube.
  • The original upload has currently amassed some 312.6 million views.
  • In a new Instagram upload, the singer-songwriter teased fans with a new record with the caption: Something New.

Words that rhyme with upload

abode, bestrode, bode, code, commode, corrode, download, encode, erode, explode, forebode, goad, implode, load, lode, middle-of-the-road, mode, node, ode, offload, outrode, road, rode, sarod, Spode, strode, toad, woad

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