Meaning of “upload” in the English Dictionary

"upload" in Business English

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uploadverb [ I or T ]

uk /ʌpˈləʊd/ us IT, INTERNET

to copy or move programs or information to another computer system, especially to the internet or a larger computer:

upload a copy/file/document I uploaded the file as soon as I had finished working on it.
upload sth to sth With the press of a single button, you can upload information to a server.


uk /ˈʌpləʊd/ us IT, INTERNET

[ C or U ] the act or process of copying programs or information into a computer's memory, especially to the internet or a larger computer:

The file is ready for upload.
During each upload, the computer's security can be compromised.

[ C ] a computer program or information that can be uploaded:

Internet uploads will play a growing role in your business.


(Definition of “upload” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)