Definition of Uppercase

1. Noun. One of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis. "Printers once kept the type for capitals and for small letters in separate cases; capitals were kept in the upper half of the type case and so became known as upper-case letters"

Exact synonyms: Capital, Capital Letter, Majuscule, Upper-case Letter
Generic synonyms: Character, Grapheme, Graphic Symbol
Specialized synonyms: Small Cap, Small Capital
Derivative terms: Capital, Capitalise, Capitalize, Majuscular
Antonyms: Lowercase



2. Adjective. Relating to capital letters which were kept in the top half of a compositor's type case. "Uppercase letters; X and Y and Z etc"
Similar to: Capital, Great, Majuscule
Also: Majuscule
Antonyms: Lowercase

Definition of Uppercase

1. Adjective. written in upper case; capital ¹

2. Noun. (alternative spelling of upper case) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Uppercase

1. [v -CASED, -CASING, -CASES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Uppercase

upper motor neuron
upper motor neuron lesion
upper nodal extrasystole
upper quartile
upper quartiles
upper respiratory infection
upper respiratory tract
upper semi-continuous
upper semicontinuous
upper side
upper sides
upper subscapular nerve
upper surface
upper thoracic splanchnic nerves
upper uterine segment
uppercase (current term)
uppercased
uppercases
uppercasing
uppercut
uppercuts
uppercutting
uppermost
upperpart
upperparts
uppers
uppertendom
uppest

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