The upside of something is the good side of it. The upside of a situation might be that you are successful in your goal, or that you are not affected as badly as you thought you would be.

  • The upside of the situation is that I got the job I wanted.

  • The downside of the situation is that I have to move.

Definition of upsides


The highest or uppermost side or portion of something


A favourable aspect of something that also has an unfavourable aspect


An upward tendency, especially in a financial market etc

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