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Up Definition

(adjective)

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getting higher or more vigorous


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its an up market

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(adverb)

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to a later time


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they moved the meeting date up

from childhood upward

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(adverb)

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spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position


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look up!

the music surged up

the fragments flew upwards

prices soared upwards

upwardly mobile

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(adjective)

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out of bed


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up by seven each morning

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(adjective)

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extending or moving toward a higher place


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the up staircase

a general upward movement of fish

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(adjective)

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being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level


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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

(adjective)

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open


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the windows are up

(verb)

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raise


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up the ante

(adjective)

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(used of computers) operating properly


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how soon will the computers be up?

(adjective)

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used up


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time is up

(adjective)

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(usually followed by `on' or `for') in readiness


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he was up on his homework

had to be up for the game

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to a higher intensity


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he turned up the volume

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to a more central or a more northerly place


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was transferred up to headquarters

up to Canada for a vacation