Definitions of up

  1.   out of bed are they astir yet up by seven each morning
  2.   getting higher or more vigorous its an up market an improving economy
  3.   raise up the ante
  4.   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
  5.   to a later time they moved the meeting date up from childhood upward
  6.   to a more central or a more northerly place was transferred up to headquarters up to Canada for a vacation
  7.   nearer to the speaker he walked up and grabbed my lapels
  8.   to a higher intensity he turned up the volume
  9.   open the windows are up
  10.   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
  11.   extending or moving toward a higher place the up staircase a general upward movement of fish
  12.   usually followed by on' or for' in readiness he was up on his homework had to be up for the game
  13.   used up time is up
  14.   used of computers operating properly how soon will the computers be up
  15.   In a higher place or position literally or figuratively in the state of having arisen in an upright or nearly upright position standing mounted on a horse in a condition of elevation prominence advance proficiency excitement insurrection or the like used with verbs of rest situation condition and the like as to be up on a hill the lid of the box was up prices are up
  16.   To or in a position of equal advance or equality not short of back of less advanced than away from or the like usually followed by to or with as to be up to the chin in water to come up with one's companions to come up with the enemy to live up to engagements
  17.   To or in a state of completion completely wholly quite as in the phrases to eat up to drink up to burn up to sum up etc to shut up the eyes or the mouth to sew up a rent
  18.   Aside so as not to be in use as to lay up riches put up your weapons
  19.   From a lower to a higher place on upon or along at a higher situation upon at the top of
  20.   From the coast towards the interior of as a country from the mouth towards the source of as a stream as to journey up the country to sail up the Hudson
  21.   Upon
  22.   Inclining up tending or going up upward as an up look an up grade the up train
  23.   Aloft on high in a direction contrary to that of gravity toward or in a higher place or position above the opposite of down
  24.   The state of being up or above a state of elevation prosperity or the like rarely occurring except in the phrase ups and downs
  25.   To a higher place on as toward the source of as up the river
  26.   Higher in motion direction or position into being or action as to start up an argument into notice completely or to a finished state as to bring up a child not behind or worse than with to or with as to keep up with the times away or in safety
  27.   Leading to a higher place finished as the time is up
  28.   Fortunate occurrences used only in the expression ups and downs
  29.   Toward a higher place a loft on high from a lower to a higher position as out of bed above the horizon etc in a higher position in a condition of elevation advance excitement etc as far as completely from a lower to a higher place on or along Used substantively as in the ups and downs of life
  30.   Aloft on high to a higher position in a high or higher position as far as completely
  31.   From a lower to a higher place on or along
  32.   Moving or sloping upward
  33.   That which is up chiefly in the phrase ups and downs
  34.   Toward a higher place or level
  35.   In or on a higher place
  36.   In or to an upright position risen from bed
  37.   So as to be level to or even with in space degree etc
  38.   Aroused astir
  39.   In or into promienence
  40.   At an end or close
  41.   From a lower to a higher point or place
  42.   At on or near a higner place or part of
  43.   Aloft on high out of bed having risen from a seat above the horizon to a state of excitement to a state of advance or proficiency in a state of elevation of climbing or ascending of insurrection of being increased or of approach in order from younger years Up and down from one place to another backwards and forwards Up to to an equal height with to a degree or point adequate Up with raise lift Upside down in complete disorder with the lower part turned above the higher Ups and downs changes of fortune
  44.   From a lower to a higher place
  45.   Aloft on high in a state of advance in a state of being raised or increased in a state of climbing or ascending in a state of insurrection in a state of elevation out of bed into order as he drew up his company much used in modifying the action of a verb
  46.   From a lower place or position to a higher not down
  47.   Arise raise up

Quotes of up

  1. I have 40 years of unpublished material the ones they don't pick and the reason I don't redraw them or use them again is that I like to use my brain every day and come up with new jokes – Sergio Aragones
  2. Up until like five seconds ago I just took what jobs came along – Paul Bettany
  3. I can remember how rude I could be at times to journalists and people phoning up for advice – Benjamin Cohen
  4. Acting deals with very delicate emotions It is not putting up a mask Each time an actor acts he does not hide he exposes himself – Rodney Dangerfield
  5. I set myself up to be a bass guitarist and bass players get a lot more work than people like me – John Entwistle
  6. All I had to do was go out and perform One of the hardest things was doing those back flips where you had to jump up and land on the top rope It's precision movement – Owen Hart
  7. Growing up on a dairy farm you certainly learn discipline and a commitment to purpose – Mike Johanns
  8. We went to the British Museum and I was looking up my family in the books pages and pages on it – Nicholas Lea
  9. Democracy is never a thing done Democracy is always something that a nation must be doing What is necessary now is one thing and one thing only that democracy become again democracy in action not democracy accomplished and piled up in goods and gold – Archibald MacLeish
  10. I know one thing There are a billion Islamic people in the world today and there will be about 2 billion by the time we're dead They're not going to give up their religion – Chris Matthews
  11. Whenever I get a free day I drive up to some part of California that looks promising on the map – Kent McCord
  12. Outside of the chair the teapot is the most ubiquitous and important design element in the domestic environment and almost everyone who has tackled the world of design has ended up designing one – David McFadden
  13. So they ended up turning this little twenty eight page book into the movie And it's all about this stinky smelly ogre who doesn't care what anybody thinks of him – Mike Myers
  14. The thing I noticed about Jack was when we did a reading of the script just to warm up – Amanda Peet
  15. I think the reaction to a World War II situation would be the same today as it was in 1942 Initially people would question but once patriotism got stirred up the whole thing would gather momentum and we'd all pull together – Parker Stevenson

Usage examples for up

  1. “ No I don't care to take it up with you – The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland
  2. Yes said Graeme I give up – Janet's Love and Service by Margaret M Robertson
  3. Now then up you get – A Dash from Diamond City by George Manville Fenn
  4. The man was coming up – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman
  5. “ I will ask him to come up here – At Agincourt by G. A. Henty
  6. The House is up – In the Fog by Richard Harding Davis
  7. Why are you up – Blind Policy by George Manville Fenn
  8. We all looked up – The Terror from the Depths by Sewell Peaslee Wright
  9. Make up your mind and be quick about it – Jess of the Rebel Trail by H. A. Cody
  10. After that it's up to you – Cape Cod Stories The Old Home House by Joseph C. Lincoln
  11. Come up and have a look at it – Left End Edwards by Ralph Henry Barbour
  12. What have they come to do up there – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  13. “ I had better go up and say that you are here – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  14. I'm up here to talk to you man to man – Black Jack by Max Brand
  15. What in the world can they be up to ” – Jack Archer by G. A. Henty
  16. Did he go up there – Frank Merriwell's Reward by Burt L. Standish
  17. Now it's up to us to find it – Two Little Women on a Holiday by Carolyn Wells
  18. Tell Sattell I'm here and he can come on up – Scrimshaw by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  19. You see I thought at first that no one would know me made up and all – The Real Adventure by Henry Kitchell Webster
  20. And yet she could not give him up – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English

Rhymes for up