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Definition 1: the upward slope of a hill - [noun denoting object]

(uphill is a kind of ...) an upward slope or grade (as in a road)

"the car couldn't make it up the rise"

Definition 2: upward on a hill or incline - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where uphill or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • this street lay uphill

Definition 3: against difficulties - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where uphill or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she was talking uphill

Definition 4: sloping upward - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for uphill in the sense of this definition

(uphill is similar to ...) moving or going or growing upward

"the ascending plane" "the ascending staircase" "the ascending stems of chickweed"

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