HyperDic: up

English > 14 senses of the word up:
ADVERBallup, upwards, upward, upwardlyspatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position
allupto a higher intensity
allupnearer to the speaker
allupto a more central or a more northerly place
allup, upwards, upwardto a later time
ADJECTIVEallupbeing or moving higher in position or greater in some value
allup, astirout of bed
allup, improvinggetting higher or more vigorous
allup, upwardextending or moving toward a higher place
allup(usually followed by 'on' or 'for') in readiness
allupopen
allup(used of computers) operating properly
allupused up
VERBchangeupraise
up > pronunciation
Soundsah'p
Rhymesarchbishop ... worship: 69 rhymes with ahp...
English > up: 14 senses > adjective 1
MeaningBeing or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level.
Examples
  • "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"
Narrowerahead, in the lead, leadingHaving the leading position or higher score in a contest
aweigh(used of an anchor) hanging clear of the bottom
dormie, dormyIn match play a side that stands as many holes ahead as there are holes remaining to be played
heavenward, skywarddirected toward heaven or the sky
risen(of e.g. celestial bodies) above the horizon
sprouted(of growing vegetation) having just emerged from the ground
upboundheading in any direction that is conventionally up
upfieldaway from the defending teams' end of the playing field
upwarddirected up
See alsoascendingMoving or going or growing upward
high(literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like 'knee-high')
OppositedownBeing or moving lower in position or less in some value
Spanishlevantado
Catalanaixecat
English > up: 14 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOut of bed.
Example "up by seven each morning"
Synonymastir
Broaderawakenot in a state of sleep
Spanishlevantado
Catalanllevat
English > up: 14 senses > adjective 3
MeaningGetting higher or more vigorous.
Example"its an up market"
Synonymimproving
BroaderrisingAdvancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status
English > up: 14 senses > adjective 4
MeaningExtending or moving toward a higher place.
Examples
  • "the up staircase"
  • "a general upward movement of fish"
Synonymupward
BroaderascendingMoving or going or growing upward
English > up: 14 senses > adjective 5
Meaning(usually followed by 'on' or 'for') in readiness.
Examples
  • "he was up on his homework"
  • "had to be up for the game"
Broaderpreparedmade ready or fit or suitable beforehand
English > up: 14 senses > adjective 6
Meaningopen.
Example"the windows are up"
BroaderraisedLocated or moved above the surround or above the normal position
Spanishabierto
Catalanobert
English > up: 14 senses > adjective 7
Meaning(used of computers) operating properly.
Example"how soon will the computers be up?"
Categorycomputer, computing machine, computing device, data processor, electronic computer, information processing systemA machine for performing calculations automatically
BroaderfunctioningPerforming or able to perform its regular function
English > up: 14 senses > adjective 8
Meaningused up.
Example"time is up"
Broaderfinishedended or brought to an end
Spanishacabado
English > up: 14 senses > adverb 1
Meaningspatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position.
Examples
  • "look up!"
  • "the music surged up"
  • "the fragments flew upwards"
  • "prices soared upwards"
  • "upwardly mobile"
Synonymsupwards, upward, upwardly
Oppositedown, downwards, downward, downwardlyspatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position
English > up: 14 senses > adverb 2
MeaningTo a higher intensity.
Example"he turned up the volume"
OppositedownTo a lower intensity
English > up: 14 senses > adverb 3
MeaningNearer to the speaker.
Example"he walked up and grabbed my lapels"
Spanisharriba, hacia mí
English > up: 14 senses > adverb 4
MeaningTo a more central or a more northerly place.
Examples
  • "was transferred up to headquarters"
  • "up to Canada for a vacation"
OppositedownAway from a more central or a more northerly place
English > up: 14 senses > adverb 5
MeaningTo a later time.
Examples
  • "they moved the meeting date up"
  • "from childhood upward"
Synonymsupwards, upward
English > up: 14 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningRaise.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"up the ante"
Broaderincreasemake bigger or more
Catalanamunt, dalt

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