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Adjective up has 8 senses
  1. up - 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"
    Antonyms:
    down, behind, trailing, downbound, downcast, downfield, downward, fallen, set, thrown
  2. improving, up - getting higher or more vigorous; "its an up market"; "an improving economy"
    Antonym: falling (indirect, via rising)
  3. up, upward - extending or moving toward a higher place; "the up staircase"; "a general upward movement of fish"
    Antonym: descending (indirect, via ascending)
  4. up - (usually followed by `on' or `for') in readiness; "he was up on his homework"; "had to be up for the game"
    Antonym:
    unprepared (indirect, via prepared)
  5. up - open; "the windows are up"
    Antonym:
    lowered (indirect, via raised)
  6. up - (used of computers) operating properly; "how soon will the computers be up?"
    Antonyms:
    malfunctioning, nonfunctional (indirect, via functioning)
  7. up - used up; "time is up"
    Antonym:
    unfinished (indirect, via finished)
  8. astir, up - out of bed; "are they astir yet?"; "up by seven each morning"
    Antonym: asleep (indirect, via awake)
Adverbial up has 5 senses
  1. up, upwards, upward, upwardly - 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"
    Antonyms: down, downwards, downward, downwardly
  2. up - to a higher intensity; "he turned up the volume"
    Antonyms:
    down
  3. up - nearer to the speaker; "he walked up and grabbed my lapels"
  4. up - to a more central or a more northerly place; "was transferred up to headquarters"; "up to Canada for a vacation"
    Antonyms:
    down
  5. up, upwards, upward - to a later time; "they moved the meeting date up"; "from childhood upward"
Verb up has 1 sense
  1. up - raise; "up the ante"
    --1 is one way to
    increase
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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