1. 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"
  2. Out of bed (synset 300188413)
    "are they astir yet?"; "up by seven each morning"
  3. Getting higher or more vigorous (synset 302496786)
    "its an up market"; "an improving economy"
  4. Extending or moving toward a higher place (synset 302495166)
    "the up staircase"; "a general upward movement of fish"
  5. (usually followed by `on' or `for') in readiness (synset 301850926)
    "he was up on his homework"; "had to be up for the game"
  6. Open (synset 301210818)
    "the windows are up"
  7. (used of computers) operating properly (synset 301095688)
    "how soon will the computers be up?"
  8. Used up (synset 301007834)
    "time is up"
  1. 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"
  2. To a higher intensity (synset 400097561)
    "he turned up the volume"
  3. Nearer to the speaker (synset 400097471)
    "he walked up and grabbed my lapels"
  4. To a more central or a more northerly place (synset 400097310)
    "was transferred up to headquarters"; "up to Canada for a vacation"
  5. To a later time (synset 400097186)
    "they moved the meeting date up"; "from childhood upward"
  1. Raise (synset 200154774)
    "up the ante"

Found on Word Lists

Find words of a similar nature on these lists:

Other Searches