from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The upper side or portion.
- n. An advantageous aspect: the upsides and downsides of home ownership.
- n. An upward tendency, as in business profitability or in the prices of a stock.
- prep. Slang On: "If you still didn't get it, well, sometimes you have to hit people upside the head ... to get their attention” ( Howie Carr).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. the highest or uppermost side or portion of something
- n. a favourable aspect of something that also has an unfavourable aspect
- n. an upward tendency, especially in a financial market etc
- prep. On the top of.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The upper side; the part that is uppermost.
- n. the benefits; the positive features; -- said of a situation or event that has both positive (good) and negative (bad) aspects.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The upper side; the upper part.
- On the upper side.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the highest or uppermost side of anything
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