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adverb - In or to a higher position: looking up.
adverb - In a direction opposite to the center of the earth or a comparable gravitational center: up from the lunar surface.
adverb - In or to an upright position: sat up in bed.
adverb - Above a surface: coming up for air.
adverb - So as to detach or unearth: pulling up weeds.
adverb - Above the horizon: as the sun came up.
adverb - Into view or existence: draw up a will.
adverb - Into consideration: take up a new topic.
adverb - In or toward a position conventionally regarded as higher, as on a scale, chart, or map: temperatures heading up; up in Canada.
adverb - To or at a higher price: stocks that are going up.
adverb - So as to advance, increase, or improve: Our spirits went up.
adverb - With or to a greater intensity, pitch, or volume: turn the sound up.
adverb - Into a state of excitement or turbulence: stir up; rouse up.
adverb - Completely; entirely: drank it up in a gulp; fastened up the coat.
adverb - Used as an intensifier of the action of a verb: typed up a list.
adverb - So as to approach; near: came up and kissed me.
adverb - To a stop: pulled up in front of the station.
adverb - Each; apiece: The score was tied at 11 up.
adverb - Apart; into pieces: tore it up.
adverb - Nautical To windward.
adjective - Being above a former position or level; higher: My grades are up. The pressure is up.
adjective - Out of bed: was up by seven.
adjective - Standing; erect.
adjective - Facing upward: two cards up, one down; the up side of a tossed coin.
adjective - Raised; lifted: a switch in the up position.
adjective - Moving or directed upward: an up elevator.
adjective - Marked by increased excitement or agitation; aroused: Our fighting spirit was up.
adjective - Informal Cheerful; optimistic; upbeat.
adjective - Slang Happily excited; euphoric: After receiving the award, the performer was really up.
adjective - Informal Taking place; going on: wondered what was up back home.
adjective - Being considered; under study: a contract that is up for renewal.
adjective - Running as a candidate.
adjective - On trial; charged: The defendant is up for manslaughter.
adjective - Having been finished; over: Your time is up.
adjective - Informal Prepared; ready: had to be up for the game.
adjective - Informal Well informed; abreast: not up on sports.
adjective - Functioning or capable of functioning normally; operational: Their computers are now up.
adjective - Sports Being ahead of one's opponent: up two strokes in golf.
adjective - Baseball At bat.
adjective - As a bet; at stake.
adjective - Nautical Bound; headed: a freighter up for Panama.
preposition - From a lower to or toward a higher point on: up the hill.
preposition - Toward or at a point farther along: two miles up the road.
preposition - In a direction toward the source of: up the Mississippi.
preposition - Nautical Against: up the wind.
noun - An upward slope; a rise.
noun - An upward movement or trend.
noun - Slang A feeling of excitement or euphoria.
verb-transitive - To increase: upped their fees; upping our output.
verb-transitive - To raise to a higher level, especially to promote to a higher position.
verb-transitive - Nautical To raise: up anchor; up sail.
verb-intransitive - To get up; rise.
verb-intransitive - Informal To act suddenly or unexpectedly: "She upped and perjured her immortal soul” ( Margery Allingham).
idiom - up-and-up Informal Open and honest.
idiom - up against Confronted with; facing: up against a strong opponent.
idiom - up to Occupied with, especially devising or scheming: a prowler up to no good.
idiom - up to Able to do or deal with: didn't feel up to a long drive.
idiom - up to Dependent on: The success of this project is up to us.
idiom - up to To the point of; as far as: I'm up to chapter 15 in my book.
idiom - up to As long as: allowed up to two hours to finish the test.
idiom - up to As many as: seed that yields up to 300 bushels per acre.