Definitions of up:
  • verb:   raise
    Example: "Up the ante"
  • adjective:   open
    Example: "The windows are up"
  • adjective:   being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    Example: "The anchor is up"
  • adjective:   getting higher or more vigorous
    Example: "Its an up market"
  • adverb:   spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position
    Example: "Look up!"
  • adverb:   to a later time
    Example: "They moved the meeting date up"
  • adverb:   to a more central or a more northerly place
    Example: "Was transferred up to headquarters"
  • adverb:   nearer to the speaker
    Example: "He walked up and grabbed my lapels"
  • adverb:   to a higher intensity
    Example: "He turned up the volume"

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