- 1. up, increase
- usage: raise; "up the ante"
- 1. up (vs. down), ahead(predicate), in the lead, leading, aweigh, dormie, dormy, heavenward, skyward, risen, sprouted, upbound, upfield, upward, ascending, high
- usage: 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. astir(predicate), up(predicate), awake(predicate) (vs. asleep)
- usage: out of bed; "are they astir yet?"; "up by seven each morning"
- 3. improving, up, rising (vs. falling)
- usage: getting higher or more vigorous; "its an up market"; "an improving economy"
- 4. up(prenominal), upward(prenominal), ascending(prenominal) (vs. descending)
- usage: extending or moving toward a higher place; "the up staircase"; "a general upward movement of fish"
- 5. up(predicate), prepared (vs. unprepared)
- usage: (usually followed by `on' or `for') in readiness; "he was up on his homework"; "had to be up for the game"
- 6. up, raised (vs. lowered)
- usage: open; "the windows are up"
- 7. up(predicate), functioning (vs. malfunctioning)
- usage: (used of computers) operating properly; "how soon will the computers be up?"
- 8. up(predicate), finished (vs. unfinished)
- usage: used up; "time is up"
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- 1. up, upwards, upward, upwardly
- usage: 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. up
- usage: to a higher intensity; "he turned up the volume"
- 3. up
- usage: nearer to the speaker; "he walked up and grabbed my lapels"
- 4. up
- usage: to a more central or a more northerly place; "was transferred up to headquarters"; "up to Canada for a vacation"
- 5. up, upwards, upward
- usage: to a later time; "they moved the meeting date up"; "from childhood upward"
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