Definition of UP

verb : UP

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) raise; "up the ante" ;

Adjective : UP

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level; "the anchor is up"; "the sun is up"; "he lay face up"; "he is up by a pawn"; "the market is up"; "the corn is up" ;

  • 2. (

    ) out of bed; "are they astir yet?"; "up by seven each morning" ;

  • 3. (

    ) getting higher or more vigorous; "its an up market"; "an improving economy" ;

  • 4. (

    ) extending or moving toward a higher place; "the up staircase"; "a general upward movement of fish" ;

  • 5. (

    ) (usually followed by `on' or `for') in readiness; "he was up on his homework"; "had to be up for the game" ;

  • 6. (

    ) open; "the windows are up" ;

  • 7. (

    ) (used of computers) operating properly; "how soon will the computers be up?" ;

  • 8. (

    ) used up; "time is up" ;

Adverb : UP

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position; "look up!"; "the music surged up"; "the fragments flew upwards"; "prices soared upwards"; "upwardly mobile" ;

  • 2. (

    ) to a higher intensity; "he turned up the volume" ;

  • 3. (

    ) nearer to the speaker; "he walked up and grabbed my lapels" ;

  • 4. (

    ) to a more central or a more northerly place; "was transferred up to headquarters"; "up to Canada for a vacation" ;


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