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Meaning of uphill by Wiktionary Dictionary

uphill


    Pronunciation

    • IPA: /ˌʌpˈhɪl/
    • Rhymes: -ɪl

    Adverb

    uphill ( comparative more uphill, superlative most uphill )

    1. up a slope, towards higher ground
    2. ( by extension ) with difficulty

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    Adjective

    uphill ( comparative further uphill, superlative furthest uphill )

    1. located up a slope or on a hill
    2. going up a slope or a hill
    3. ( by extension ) difficult or laborious

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    Noun

    uphill ( plural: uphills )

    1. An uphill route .

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Explanation of uphill by Wordnet Dictionary

uphill


    Adverb
    1. upward on a hill or incline

    2. this street lay uphill
    3. against difficulties

    4. she was talking uphill
    Adjective
    1. sloping upward

    Noun
    1. the upward slope of a hill



    Definition of uphill by GCIDE Dictionary

    uphill


    1. Uphill adv. Upwards on, or as on, a hillside; as, “to walk uphill”.

    2. Uphill a.
      1. Ascending; going up; as, “an uphill road”.

      2. Attended with labor; difficult; as, “uphill work”.