- (transitive) To give something a higher rating
- 2019 October, Tony Miles and Philip Sherratt, “EMR kicks off new era”, in Modern Railways, page 53:
- The '360s' are due to be released from the Anglia franchise in August next year, after which they will be uprated for 110mph operation and refurbished to make them suitable for their new outer-suburban role.
uprate (plural uprates)
- An increase in a rating