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Definition of upshift verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

upshift

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈʌpʃɪft//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʌpʃɪft//
 
[intransitive] (North American English)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they upshift
BrE BrE//ˈʌpʃɪft//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʌpʃɪft//
 
he / she / it upshifts
BrE BrE//ˈʌpʃɪfts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʌpʃɪfts//
 
past simple upshifted
BrE BrE//ˈʌpʃɪftɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʌpʃɪftɪd//
 
past participle upshifted
BrE BrE//ˈʌpʃɪftɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʌpʃɪftɪd//
 
-ing form upshifting
BrE BrE//ˈʌpʃɪftɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʌpʃɪftɪŋ//
 
 
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to change into a higher gear in a vehicle
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: upshift