Meaning of upvote in English:

upvote

Pronunciation /ˈʌpvəʊt/

See synonyms for upvote

Translate upvote into Spanish

verb

[with object]
  • (in an online context) register approval of or agreement with (a post or poster) by means of a particular icon.

    ‘I wish people would upvote comments they agree with instead of typing the exact same thing a hundred more times’
    • ‘you've missed the point entirely, as have the people who upvoted you’
    • ‘users don't have the ability to upvote, downvote, or leave comments’
    • ‘I wish I could upvote this post 1,000 times.’
    • ‘Don't make coherent arguments backed up with facts, and make me upvote you.’
    • ‘You're so over my head I can neither upvote nor downvote you.’
    • ‘Plus I will go back to 3 other posts in the past and upvote those as well.’
    • ‘I often agree with your opinions, and usually try and upvote you when I can.’
    • ‘LOL, not surprisingly this idiotic comment got immediately upvoted.’
    • ‘The columns update in real time as new content is upvoted.’
    • ‘Damn, pushed the wrong button and upvoted by mistake.’
    • ‘A commentor cannot see who has upvoted or downvoted them.’
    • ‘Echoing a blank comment is the same as Liking something on Facebook or upvoting a post on Reddit.’
    • ‘There have been many instances where I saw a post I didn't like and hit the wrong button, upvoting it in the process.’
    • ‘I imagined upvoting, submitting, and commenting on stories about new music.’

noun

  • (in an online context) an instance of using a particular icon to register approval of or agreement with a post or poster.

    ‘the image proved hugely popular on Reddit, receiving nearly 30,000 upvotes’
    • ‘looking at the upvotes you received, it makes me wonder what happened to critical thinking in our society’
    • ‘You get an upvote to help stave off the incoming flurry of downvotes.’
    • ‘Thanks for the additional information, I gave you an upvote for it.’
    • ‘Here's an upvote to cancel that ridiculousness out.’
    • ‘Your upvote was accidental on my part.’
    • ‘There was one upvote for this.’
    • ‘I give you an upvote for trying though.’
    • ‘I will personally give the winner 10 meaningless upvotes.’
    • ‘Sadly, all I can offer is this comment with no upvotes.’
    • ‘The replies calling him an idiot have a ton of upvotes.’
    • ‘And then look at the many upvotes this video has.’