Upload vs Utility - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between upload and utility

is that upload is upload while utility is the state or condition of being useful; usefulness.

upload

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • (transitive, intransitive, computing) to transfer data or files from a peripheral or subordinate system to a larger or more central one; especially from a personal computer to an Internet server.
  • You will have to convert your photograph to a jpg format if you wish to upload it.

    Derived terms

    * uploader * UL , ul , (abbreviation)

    Antonyms

    * download

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Such a file transfer.
  • Derived terms

    * UL , ul , (abbreviation)

    Antonyms

    * download

    Anagrams

    * English ergative verbs ----

    utility

    English

    Noun

    (utilities)
  • The state or condition of being useful; usefulness.
  • Something that is useful.
  • (economics) The ability of a commodity to satisfy needs or wants; the satisfaction experienced by the consumer of that commodity.
  • (business, finance) A service provider, such as an electric company or water company; or , the securities of such a provider.
  • (computing) A software program designed to perform a single task or a small range of tasks, often to help manage and tune computer hardware, an operating system or application software.
  • I've bought a new disk utility that can recover deleted files.
  • (sports) The ability to play multiple positions.
  • Synonyms

    * (state of being useful) usefulness, * See also