Definition of

Uphill

  1. (noun, object) the upward slope of a hill
  2. (adj, all) sloping upward
  3. (adv, all) upward on a hill or incline
  4. (adv, all) against difficulties

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Synonyms of Uphill

acclivitous, rising

Alternate forms of Uphill

Hypernyms: acclivity, ascent, climb, raise, rise, upgrade

Origin of the word Uphill

  1. 1613, from up + hill. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Uphill

upheaval, uveal, uvula

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