- To send data, usually in the form of a file, to a remote computer in a network. For instance, a person updating a Web page maintained on the Internet may upload a file with new information. Also, the data or file transferred. This contrasts with a download (1), where information is sent from a remote computer in a network.
Information & Library Science
- verb to send a file from one’s computer to the hard disk of another computer, particularly used to refer to sending files over the Internet to another server.