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upgrade someone or something to something

to raise someone or something to a higher grade or rank. Please upgrade me to first class. They upgraded the terrorist alert status to red.
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upgrade to something

to move up to a higher grade or rank. I would like to upgrade to a first-class seat. Please upgrade me to a better room.
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on the upgrade

improving or progressing.
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on the upgrade

Improving or progressing.
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If the product is supported, then upgrades are a good alternative.
In prioritizing upgrades, NASA uses the quantitative risk assessment system (QRAS), a software tool to assess the risks for upgrades on the shuttle's safety.
CHICAGO -- The Americas' SAP Users' Group (ASUG), the world's largest customer-run community of SAP professionals, is hosting its Fall mySAP(TM) ERP Upgrade Symposium November 6-7 at the Omni Hotel CNN Center in Atlanta, Georgia.
The upgrades are driven primarily by the improved credit quality and the seasoning of the collateral.
NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings upgrades 10 classes and affirms 3 classes of the notes issued by LNR CDO 2003-1, Ltd.
NEW YORK -- Fitch upgrades nine classes and affirms one class of the notes issued by Anthracite CDO I, Ltd.
The upgrades reflect an improved relationship between credit enhancement (CE) and future expected losses and affect approximately $1.
The upgrades reflect an improvement in the relationship of credit enhancement (CE) to future loss expectations and affect about $10 million of outstanding certificates, as of the April 25, 2006 distribution date.