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Up (IPA: /ˈəp/)


Up (adv.)

Aloft; on high; in a direction contrary to that of gravity; toward or in a higher place or position; above; -- the opposite of down.

Up (adv.)

From a lower to a higher position, literally or figuratively; as, from a recumbent or sitting position; from the mouth, toward the source, of a river; from a dependent or inferior condition; from concealment; from younger age; from a quiet state, or the like; -- used with verbs of motion expressed or implied.

Up (adv.)

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.

Up (adv.)

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.

Up (adv.)

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.

Up (adv.)

Aside, so as not to be in use; as, to lay up riches; put up your weapons.

Up (prep.)

From a lower to a higher place on, upon, or along; at a higher situation upon; at the top of.

Up (prep.)

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.

Up (prep.)

Upon.

Up (n.)

The state of being up or above; a state of elevation, prosperity, or the like; -- rarely occurring except in the phrase ups and downs.

Up (a.)

Inclining up; tending or going up; upward; as, an up look; an up grade; the up train.

Up

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Protein-coding gene in the species Drosophila melanogaster

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2009 American 3D computer-animated comedy-adventure film

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Single released by James Morrison

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2001 television film directed by Jon Avnet

Example Sentence (Quote)

" " like us? Counting up the minutes -- have we spent half an hour together?" - Peter Greenaway

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "All my teachings are only introductions, [the main part is up to you to discover]" (SH 199)" - Nachman of Breslov

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "Million-to-one chances ," she said, crop up nine times out of ten ."" - Discworld

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "Why is it considered unbelievable among you that God raises up the dead?"" - Paul of Tarsus

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (after coming up with an idea) Okay, lets take a moment for myself: bow down, bow down. Okay, stop. I feel the love." - Happy Feet


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