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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Up \Up\ ([u^]p), adverb [AS. up, upp, [=u]p; akin to OFries. up, op, D. op, OS. [=u]p, OHG. [=u]f, G. auf, Icel. & Sw. upp, Dan. op, Goth. iup, and probably to E. over. See {Over}.]

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

But up or down, By center or eccentric, hard to tell. --Milton.

2. Hence, in many derived uses, specifically: (a) 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.

But they presumed to go up unto the hilltop. --Num. xiv. 44.

I am afflicted and ready to die from my youth up. --Ps. lxxxviii. 15.

Up rose the sun, and up rose Emelye. --Chaucer.

We have wrought ourselves up into this degree of Christian indifference. --Atterbury. (b) 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.

And when the sun was up, they were scorched. --Matt. xiii. 6.

Those that were up themselves kept others low. --Spenser.

Helen was up -- was she? --Shak.

Rebels there are up, And put the Englishmen unto the sword. --Shak.

His name was up through all the adjoining provinces, even to Italy and Rome; many desiring to see who he was that could withstand so many years the Roman puissance. --Milton.

Thou hast fired me; my soul's up in arms. --Dryden.

Grief and passion are like floods raised in little brooks by a sudden rain; they are quickly up. --Dryden.

A general whisper ran among the country people, that Sir Roger was up. --Addison.

Let us, then, be up and doing, With a heart for any fate. --Longfellow. (c) 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.

As a boar was whetting his teeth, up comes a fox to him. --L'Estrange. (d) 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.

Note: Some phrases of this kind are now obsolete; as, to spend up (--Prov. xxi. 20); to kill up (--B. Jonson). (e) Aside, so as not to be in use; as, to lay up riches; put up your weapons.

Note: Up is used elliptically for get up, rouse up, etc., expressing a command or exhortation. "Up, and let us be going." --Judg. xix. 28.

Up, up, my friend! and quit your books, Or surely you 'll grow double. --Wordsworth.

{It is all up with him}, it is all over with him; he is lost.

{The time is up}, the allotted time is past.

{To be up in}, to be informed about; to be versed in. "Anxious that their sons should be well up in the superstitions of two thousand years ago." --H. Spencer.

{To be up to}. (a) To be equal to, or prepared for; as, he is up to the business, or the emergency. [Colloq.] (b) To be engaged in; to purpose, with the idea of doing ill or mischief; as, I don't know what he's up to. [Colloq.]

{To blow up}. (a) To inflate; to distend. (b) To destroy by an explosion from beneath. (c) To explode; as, the boiler blew up. (d) To reprove angrily; to scold. [Slang]

{To bring up}. See under {Bring}, verb (used with an object)

{To come up with}. See under {Come}, verb (used without an object)

{To cut up}. See under {Cut}, verb (used with an object) & i.

{To draw up}. See under {Draw}, verb (used with an object)

{To grow up}, to grow to maturity.

{Up anchor} (Naut.), the order to man the windlass preparatory to hauling up the anchor.

{Up and down}. (a) First up, and then down; from one state or position to another. See under {Down}, adverb

Fortune . . . led him up and down. --Chaucer. (b) (Naut.) Vertical; perpendicular; -- said of the cable when the anchor is under, or nearly under, the hawse hole, and the cable is taut. --Totten.

{Up helm} (Naut.), the order given to move the tiller toward the upper, or windward, side of a vessel.

{Up to snuff}. See under {Snuff}. [Slang]

{What is up?} What is going on? [Slang]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

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

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Up \Up\, preposition

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

In going up a hill, the knees will be most weary; in going down, the thihgs. --Bacon.

2. 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.

3. Upon. [Obs.] "Up pain of death." --Chaucer.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

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

{Ups and downs}, alternate states of elevation and depression, or of prosperity and the contrary. [Colloq.]

They had their ups and downs of fortune. --Thackeray.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

up

adverb

1: 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" [syn: {up}, {upwards}, {upward}, {upwardly}] [ant: {down}, {downward}, {downwardly}, {downwards}]

2: to a higher intensity; "he turned up the volume" [ant: {down}]

3: nearer to the speaker; "he walked up and grabbed my lapels"

4: to a more central or a more northerly place; "was transferred up to headquarters"; "up to Canada for a vacation" [ant: {down}]

5: to a later time; "they moved the meeting date up"; "from childhood upward" [syn: {up}, {upwards}, {upward}]

adjective

1: 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" [ant: {down}]

2: out of bed; "are they astir yet?"; "up by seven each morning" [syn: {astir(p)}, {up(p)}]

3: getting higher or more vigorous; "its an up market"; "an improving economy" [syn: {improving}, {up}]

4: extending or moving toward a higher place; "the up staircase"; "a general upward movement of fish" [syn: {up(a)}, {upward(a)}]

5: (usually followed by 'on' or 'for') in readiness; "he was up on his homework"; "had to be up for the game"

6: open; "the windows are up"

7: (used of computers) operating properly; "how soon will the computers be up?"

8: used up; "time is up"

verb

1: raise; "up the ante"


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