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UPHILL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does uphill mean? 

UPHILL (noun)
  The noun UPHILL has 1 sense:

1. the upward slope of a hill

  Familiarity information: UPHILL used as a noun is very rare.


UPHILL (adjective)
  The adjective UPHILL has 1 sense:

1. sloping upward

  Familiarity information: UPHILL used as an adjective is very rare.


UPHILL (adverb)
  The adverb UPHILL has 2 senses:

1. against difficulties
2. upward on a hill or incline

  Familiarity information: UPHILL used as an adverb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


UPHILL (noun)


Sense 1uphill [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The upward slope of a hill

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Hypernyms ("uphill" is a kind of...):

acclivity; ascent; climb; raise; rise; upgrade (an upward slope or grade (as in a road))


UPHILL (adjective)


Sense 1uphill [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Sloping upward

Synonyms:

acclivitous; uphill; rising

Similar:

ascending (moving or going or growing upward)


UPHILL (adverb)


Sense 1uphill [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Against difficulties

Context example:

she was talking uphill


Sense 2uphill [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Upward on a hill or incline

Context example:

this street lay uphill


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