Definition of upvote in English:

upvote

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • (in an online context) register approval of or agreement with (a post or poster) by means of a particular icon.

    ‘I wish people would upvote comments they agree with instead of typing the exact same thing a hundred more times’
    ‘you've missed the point entirely, as have the people who upvoted you’
    no object ‘users don't have the ability to upvote, downvote, or leave comments’
    • ‘Plus I will go back to 3 other posts in the past and upvote those as well.’
    • ‘Damn, pushed the wrong button and upvoted by mistake.’
    • ‘LOL, not surprisingly this idiotic comment got immediately upvoted.’
    • ‘I wish I could upvote this post 1,000 times.’
    • ‘There have been many instances where I saw a post I didn't like and hit the wrong button, upvoting it in the process.’
    • ‘Don't make coherent arguments backed up with facts, and make me upvote you.’
    • ‘I often agree with your opinions, and usually try and upvote you when I can.’
    • ‘The columns update in real time as new content is upvoted.’
    • ‘A commentor cannot see who has upvoted or downvoted them.’
    • ‘Echoing a blank comment is the same as Liking something on Facebook or upvoting a post on Reddit.’
    • ‘You're so over my head I can neither upvote nor downvote you.’
    • ‘I imagined upvoting, submitting, and commenting on stories about new music.’

noun

  • (in an online context) an instance of using a particular icon to register approval of or agreement with a post or poster.

    ‘the image proved hugely popular on Reddit, receiving nearly 30,000 upvotes’
    ‘looking at the upvotes you received, it makes me wonder what happened to critical thinking in our society’
    • ‘I will personally give the winner 10 meaningless upvotes.’
    • ‘Thanks for the additional information, I gave you an upvote for it.’
    • ‘Your upvote was accidental on my part.’
    • ‘I give you an upvote for trying though.’
    • ‘You get an upvote to help stave off the incoming flurry of downvotes.’
    • ‘Here's an upvote to cancel that ridiculousness out.’
    • ‘Sadly, all I can offer is this comment with no upvotes.’
    • ‘And then look at the many upvotes this video has.’
    • ‘The replies calling him an idiot have a ton of upvotes.’
    • ‘There was one upvote for this.’

Pronunciation

upvote

/ˈʌpvəʊt/