Being or moving higher in position or greater in some value;
Being above a former position or level (synset 302499848)"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"also:similar:
- ahead, in the lead, leading - having the leading position or higher score in a contest
- aweigh - (used of an anchor) hanging clear of the bottom
- dormie, dormy - in match play a side that stands as many holes ahead as there are holes remaining to be played
- heavenward, skyward - directed toward heaven or the sky
- risen - (of e.g. celestial bodies) above the horizon
- sprouted - (of growing vegetation) having just emerged from the ground
- upbound - heading in any direction that is conventionally up
- upfield - away from the defending teams' end of the playing field
- upward - directed up
Out of bed (synset 300188413)
"are they astir yet?"; "up by seven each morning"similar: awake - not in a state of sleep; completely conscioussynonym: astir
Getting higher or more vigorous (synset 302496786)
"its an up market"; "an improving economy"similar: rising - advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or statussynonym: improving
Extending or moving toward a higher place (synset 302495166)
"the up staircase"; "a general upward movement of fish"similar: ascending - moving or going or growing upwardsynonym: upward
(usually followed by `on' or `for') in readiness (synset 301850926)
"he was up on his homework"; "had to be up for the game"similar: prepared - made ready or fit or suitable beforehand
Open (synset 301210818)
"the windows are up"similar: raised - located or moved above the surround or above the normal position
(used of computers) operating properly (synset 301095688)
"how soon will the computers be up?"domain category: computer, computing device, computing machine, data processor, electronic computer, information processing system - a machine for performing calculations automaticallysimilar: functioning - performing or able to perform its regular function
Used up (synset 301007834)
"time is up"similar: finished - ended or brought to an end
Spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position (synset 400096883)
"look up!"; "the music surged up"; "the fragments flew upwards"; "prices soared upwards"; "upwardly mobile"
To a higher intensity (synset 400097561)
"he turned up the volume"
Nearer to the speaker (synset 400097471)
"he walked up and grabbed my lapels"
To a more central or a more northerly place (synset 400097310)
"was transferred up to headquarters"; "up to Canada for a vacation"
To a later time (synset 400097186)
"they moved the meeting date up"; "from childhood upward"
Raise (synset 200154774)
"up the ante"hypernym: increase - make bigger or more
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