General English

  • adverb on or to the upper part of something, e.g. a building or bus



  • adverb involving a referral to the third umpire
    Citation ‘Michael Clarke’s bat-pad catch was also sent upstairs, but after Hair gained no advantage from the TV pictures it was left to Rudi Koertzen to go with his gut feeling’ (Andrew McGlashan, Cricinfo website 14 October 2005)

Real Estate

  • adverb to, towards or on an upper floor or level in a building
  • noun an upper floor or the part of a building above the ground floor


  • adverb towards or in the upper part of a building or vehicle