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English adjective: upper

1. upper the topmost one of two


Antonymsbottom, side

2. upper higher in place or position

SamplesThe upper bunk.
In the upper center of the picture.
The upper stories.



3. upper superior in rank or accomplishment

SamplesThe upper half of the class.



English noun: upper

1. upper (artifact) the higher of two berths

Synonymsupper berth

Broader (hypernym)berth, built in bed, bunk

2. upper (artifact) piece of leather or synthetic material that forms the part of a shoe or boot above the sole that encases the foot

SamplesUppers come in many styles.

Broader (hypernym)piece of leather

Narrower (hyponym)toe box

Part holonymquarter, vamp

Part meronymboot, shoe

3. upper (artifact) a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression

Synonymsamphetamine, pep pill, speed

Broader (hypernym)drug of abuse, excitant, stimulant, stimulant drug, street drug

Narrower (hyponym)amphetamine sulfate, amphetamine sulphate, bennie, Benzedrine, chalk, chicken feed, crank, deoxyephedrine, Dexedrine, dextroamphetamine sulphate, glass, ice, meth, methamphetamine, methamphetamine hydrochloride, Methedrine, shabu, trash

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