Up Meaning and Definition


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Up meaning

Word: Up

How to pronounce: ʌp

Adverb

Definitions:

1. Toward a higher place or position.

Example sentences: "He jumped up"

2. At or to a higher level of intensity, volume, or activity.

Example sentences: "She turned the volume up"

3. To the place where someone is.

Example sentences: "Dot didn't hear Mrs. Parvis come creeping up behind her"

4. Toward or in the capital or a major city.

Example sentences: "Give me a ring when you're up in London"

5. Into the desired or a proper condition.

Example sentences: "The mayor agreed to set up a committee"

6. Into a happy mood.

Example sentences: "I don't think anything's going to cheer me up"

7. Out of bed.

Example sentences: "Miranda hardly ever got up for breakfast"

8. Displayed on a bulletin board or other publicly visible site.

Example sentences: "He put up posters around the city"

9. (of sailing) against the current or the wind.

Example sentences: "The bow of the boat was brought slowly up into the wind and held there"

10. At bat.

Example sentences: "Every time up, he had a different stance"

Preposition

Definitions:

1. From a lower to a higher point on (something); upward along.

Example sentences: "She climbed up a flight of steps"

Adjective

Definitions:

1. Directed or moving toward a higher place or position.

Example sentences: "The up escalator"

2. At an end.

Example sentences: "His contract was up in three weeks"

3. (of a computer system or industrial process) functioning properly.

Example sentences: "The system is now up"

4. In a cheerful mood; ebullient.

Example sentences: "The mood here is resolutely up"

5. (of a jockey) in the saddle.

6. Denoting a flavor (variety) of stable quark having relatively low mass and an electric charge of +2/3. In the Standard Model protons and neutrons are composed of up and down quarks.

Noun

Definitions:

1. A period of good fortune or positive mood.

Verb

Definitions:

1. Do something abruptly or boldly.

2. Cause (a level or amount) to be increased.

Example sentences: "Capacity will be upped by 70 percent next year"

3. Lift (something) up.

Example sentences: "Everybody was cheering and upping their glasses"

Abbreviation

Definitions:

1. Upper Peninsula (of the state of Michigan)

2. Uttar Pradesh.


Synonyms:

upwards

to the top

upward

upwardly

on top

get up

climb

rise

arise

come up

mount

aspire

raise

pick up

lift

heave

uphold

increase

soar

boost

amplify

add

hike

augment

over

upstairs

uprise

heighten

elevate

high

versed

conversant

uplift

upturn

improving

enlarge

extend

multiply

swell

complete

expand

hoist

elevated

compound

increased

done

completed


Antonyms:

down

beneath

below

downwards


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Up in Other Languages...

Spanish: Hasta

German: Bis

French: Jusqu'

Italian:

Turkish: Olmakta


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