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[ʌp], (Adverb)

Definitions:
- towards a higher place or position
(e.g: he jumped up)

- at or to a higher level of intensity, volume, or activity
(e.g: she turned the volume up)

- to the place where someone is
(e.g: Dot didn't hear Mrs Parvis come creeping up behind her)

- towards or in the capital or a major city
(e.g: give me a ring when you're up in London)

- into the desired or a proper condition
(e.g: the government agreed to set up a committee of inquiry)

- into a happy mood
(e.g: I don't think anything's going to cheer me up)

- out of bed
(e.g: Miranda hardly ever got up for breakfast)

- displayed on a noticeboard or other publicly visible site
(e.g: sticking up posters to advertise concerts)

- (of sailing) against the current or the wind
(e.g: the bow of the boat was brought slowly up into the wind and held there)

- at bat
(e.g: every time up, he had a different stance)


Phrases:
- be well up on
- get it up
- it is all up with
- on the up and up
- right up one's street
- something is up
- up against
- up and about
- up and doing
- up and down
- up and running
- up before
- up for
- up hill and down dale
- up there Cazaly!
- up to
- up top
- up with —
- up yours
- what's up?

Origin:
Old English up(p), uppe, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch op and German auf


[ʌp], (Preposition)

Definitions:
- from a lower to a higher point of (something)
(e.g: she climbed up a flight of steps)

- along or further along (a street or road)
(e.g: he lived up the road)

- at or to (a place)
(e.g: we're going up the Palais)


Phrases:
- be well up on
- get it up
- it is all up with
- on the up and up
- right up one's street
- something is up
- up against
- up and about
- up and doing
- up and down
- up and running
- up before
- up for
- up hill and down dale
- up there Cazaly!
- up to
- up top
- up with —
- up yours
- what's up?

Origin:


[ʌp], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- directed or moving towards a higher place or position
(e.g: the up escalator)

- at an end
(e.g: his contract was up in three weeks)

- (of a road) being repaired.

- (of a computer system) functioning properly
(e.g: the system is now up)

- in a cheerful mood; ebullient
(e.g: the mood here is resolutely up)

- (of a jockey) in the saddle.

- denoting a flavour (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.


Phrases:
- be well up on
- get it up
- it is all up with
- on the up and up
- right up one's street
- something is up
- up against
- up and about
- up and doing
- up and down
- up and running
- up before
- up for
- up hill and down dale
- up there Cazaly!
- up to
- up top
- up with —
- up yours
- what's up?

Origin:


[ʌp], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a period of good fortune or positive mood
(e.g: you can't have ups all the time in football)


Phrases:
- be well up on
- get it up
- it is all up with
- on the up and up
- right up one's street
- something is up
- up against
- up and about
- up and doing
- up and down
- up and running
- up before
- up for
- up hill and down dale
- up there Cazaly!
- up to
- up top
- up with —
- up yours
- what's up?

Origin:


[ʌp], (Verb)

Definitions:
- do something unexpectedly
(e.g: she upped and left him)

- increase (a level or amount)
(e.g: capacity will be upped by 70 per cent next year)

- lift (something) up
(e.g: everybody was cheering and upping their glasses)


Phrases:
- be well up on
- get it up
- it is all up with
- on the up and up
- right up one's street
- something is up
- up against
- up and about
- up and doing
- up and down
- up and running
- up before
- up for
- up hill and down dale
- up there Cazaly!
- up to
- up top
- up with —
- up yours
- what's up?

Origin:


[], (Residual)

Definitions:
- Upper Peninsula (of the state of Michigan)
(e.g: her in-laws initiated her into all the charming ways of the UP)

- Uttar Pradesh.


Phrases:

Origin:




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