Up-side

upside

[uhp-sahyd]
noun
1.
the upper side or part.
2.
that part of a chart or graph that shows a higher level, especially in price.
3.
an upward trend, as in stock prices.
4.
a positive result.
5.
an encouraging or positive aspect.
adjective
6.
going higher, especially in price or worth: This stock has a nice upside potential.
preposition
7.
on or against the side of: Give him a smack upside the head.
Idioms
8.
get upsides with, British. to get even with.

Origin:
1605–15; up- + side1

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upside (ˈʌpˌsaɪd)
 
n
the upper surface or part

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upside
1611, "upper side or surface," from up + side. Phrase upside (someone's) head in ref. to a blow to the head is recorded from 1970, U.S. black slang.
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