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Princeton's WordNet

  1. up(adj)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    astir(p), up(p), improving, upward(a), up(a)

    Antonyms:
    falling, asleep(p), downcast, nonfunctional, descending(a), downfield, unfinished, downbound, lowered, down, unprepared, behind(p), thrown, fallen, downward(ip), malfunctioning, set(p), weak, downward, downwardly, downwards

  2. astir(p), up(p)(adj)

    out of bed

    "are they astir yet?"; "up by seven each morning"

    Antonyms:
    downcast, asleep(p), downbound, set(p), lowered, unprepared, fallen, weak, nonfunctional, downfield, down, behind(p), thrown, downward(ip), falling, malfunctioning, unfinished, descending(a), downwards, downward, downwardly

  3. improving, up(adj)

    getting higher or more vigorous

    "its an up market"; "an improving economy"

    Synonyms:
    astir(p), up(p), improving, upward(a), up(a)

    Antonyms:
    thrown, unprepared, downfield, lowered, downbound, unfinished, set(p), downward(ip), asleep(p), downcast, behind(p), weak, nonfunctional, malfunctioning, fallen, down, falling, descending(a), downwardly, downwards, downward

  4. up(a), upward(a)(adj)

    extending or moving toward a higher place

    "the up staircase"; "a general upward movement of fish"

    Antonyms:
    descending(a), lowered, downfield, unprepared, downcast, falling, behind(p), unfinished, weak, fallen, thrown, downward(ip), downbound, malfunctioning, down, asleep(p), set(p), nonfunctional, downward, downwardly, downwards

  5. up(p)(adj)

    (usually followed by `on' or `for') in readiness

    "he was up on his homework"; "had to be up for the game"

    Antonyms:
    falling, unfinished, downfield, descending(a), downward(ip), fallen, nonfunctional, downcast, thrown, unprepared, asleep(p), weak, set(p), lowered, malfunctioning, downbound, down, behind(p), downwardly, downwards, downward

  6. up(adj)

    open

    "the windows are up"

    Synonyms:
    astir(p), up(p), improving, upward(a), up(a)

    Antonyms:
    unfinished, downfield, malfunctioning, set(p), weak, descending(a), nonfunctional, asleep(p), lowered, down, behind(p), thrown, downcast, unprepared, downbound, fallen, falling, downward(ip), downwardly, downward, downwards

  7. up(p)(adj)

    (used of computers) operating properly

    "how soon will the computers be up?"

    Antonyms:
    down, downcast, asleep(p), descending(a), behind(p), nonfunctional, set(p), malfunctioning, unfinished, weak, lowered, downward(ip), falling, downfield, thrown, fallen, downbound, unprepared, downward, downwardly, downwards

  8. up(p)(verb)

    used up

    "time is up"

    Antonyms:
    falling, malfunctioning, unprepared, down, set(p), unfinished, behind(p), downfield, asleep(p), lowered, fallen, thrown, downcast, weak, downward(ip), descending(a), downbound, nonfunctional, downwards, downwardly, downward

  9. up(adverb)

    raise

    "up the ante"

    Antonyms:
    fallen, falling, weak, downfield, malfunctioning, downward(ip), downcast, asleep(p), down, unfinished, set(p), lowered, downbound, thrown, nonfunctional, unprepared, descending(a), behind(p), downwards, downward, downwardly

  10. up, upwards, upward, upwardly(adverb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    upwardly, upward, upwards

    Antonyms:
    downfield, lowered, weak, behind(p), thrown, descending(a), nonfunctional, set(p), malfunctioning, downbound, falling, down, unfinished, fallen, downcast, asleep(p), unprepared, downward(ip), downward, downwardly, downwards

  11. up(adverb)

    to a higher intensity

    "he turned up the volume"

    Synonyms:
    upwardly, upward, upwards

    Antonyms:
    malfunctioning, nonfunctional, downbound, behind(p), unprepared, weak, asleep(p), downfield, descending(a), downcast, unfinished, thrown, lowered, falling, down, set(p), downward(ip), fallen, downward, downwardly, downwards

  12. up(adverb)

    nearer to the speaker

    "he walked up and grabbed my lapels"

    Synonyms:
    upwardly, upward, upwards

    Antonyms:
    downfield, weak, fallen, behind(p), downcast, lowered, descending(a), asleep(p), nonfunctional, downbound, unfinished, down, thrown, unprepared, malfunctioning, set(p), falling, downward(ip), downward, downwardly, downwards

  13. up(adverb)

    to a more central or a more northerly place

    "was transferred up to headquarters"; "up to Canada for a vacation"

    Synonyms:
    upwardly, upward, upwards

    Antonyms:
    malfunctioning, downcast, downward(ip), descending(a), downfield, fallen, downbound, set(p), unprepared, asleep(p), falling, lowered, unfinished, thrown, weak, behind(p), down, nonfunctional, downwards, downwardly, downward

  14. up, upwards, upward(adverb)

    to a later time

    "they moved the meeting date up"; "from childhood upward"

    Synonyms:
    upwardly, upward, upwards

    Antonyms:
    set(p), unprepared, nonfunctional, falling, fallen, thrown, behind(p), unfinished, downward(ip), asleep(p), weak, downbound, descending(a), lowered, down, downcast, malfunctioning, downfield, downwardly, downward, downwards

Wiktionary

  1. up(adjective)

    Of a person, informed about; abreast of; current.

    I’m not up on the latest news. What’s going on?

    Antonyms:
    down

  2. up(adjective)

    The London train is on the up line.

    Antonyms:
    down

  3. up(verb)

    Antonyms:
    down

  4. up(adverb)

    Awake.

    I can’t believe it’s 3 a.m. and you’re still up.

    Synonyms:
    turn up

    Antonyms:
    down

  5. up(adverb)

    Willing; ready.

    If you are up for a trip, let’s go.

    Antonyms:
    down

  6. up(adverb)

    Next in a sequence.

    Smith is next up to bat.

    Antonyms:
    down

  7. up(adverb)

    Facing upwards; facing toward the top.

    Antonyms:
    down

  8. up(adjective)

    On a higher level.

    Would you like that drink up or on ice?

    Antonyms:
    down

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Translations for up

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  • فوقArabic
  • уве́рсе, уве́рх, наве́рх, ўверхBelarusian
  • нагореBulgarian
  • amunt, daltCatalan, Valencian
  • vzhůru, nahoře, nahoru, povýšit, zvýšitCzech
  • lan, i fynyWelsh
  • oppe, med forsiden opad, med, opad, op, i stykker, itu, op ad, forøge, i, forfremmeDanish
  • dran, um, hoch, munter, auf, bereit, empor, oben, ver-, nach oben, aufdrehen, weiter, erhöhen, hinaufGerman
  • πάνωGreek
  • suprenEsperanto
  • arriba, hacia arribaSpanish
  • goraBasque
  • فراز, ابَر, بُرز, بالاPersian
  • hereillä, valveilla, palasiksi, ylös, pohjoinen, murskaksi, pirstaleiksi, osiin, ylöspäin, ylFinnish
  • upp, upp eftirFaroese
  • levé, au garde-à-vous, partant, en marche, debout, haut, en hautFrench
  • in airde, thuas, suasIrish
  • shuas, suas, a-nìos, èirich, a-nuas, àrdaichScottish Gaelic
  • arribaGalician
  • ऊपरHindi
  • fent, fel, -re, -raHungarian
  • naikIndonesian
  • suItalian
  • למעלהHebrew
  • 上を向けて, 上り方向に, 終わり, 控えている, 起きている, 気が向いている, 上に, 上がっている, 良い, 上, 上り, 北, 上げるJapanese
  • ឡើង, ទៅខាងលើKhmer
  • Korean
  • باکور, سه‌ره‌وه, به‌رز, سه‌ره‌وه‌Kurdish
  • supra, superLatin
  • į viršųLithuanian
  • augšā, augšupLatvian
  • разбуден, расонет, истечен, станат, нагоре, погласно, из-, повисоко, ис-, зголемува, унапредува, повишуваMacedonian
  • वरMarathi
  • riang, habis, tamat, atas, naik, menaikkan, meningkatkanMalay
  • met, op, mee, klaar, in orde, aan de beurt, beschikbaar, bereid, opgewekt, aan, omhoog, opwaarts, ver-, promoveren, verhogen, langs, omhoogdraaien, opschroevenDutch
  • oppe, opp, klar, utgående, i tur, oppesen, med, ute, oppdatert, forfremme, øke, oppover, høyneNorwegian
  • dah, de, deiNavajo, Navaho
  • do góry, na górze, w góręPolish
  • para o ar, por dentro, para o alto, para cima, em pé, a par, aumentar, cima, elevar, acima, [[no]] [[alto]], [[para]] [[o]] [[alto]], alto, adiantePortuguese
  • sü, sen, se, siRomansh
  • susRomanian
  • выше, вверх, на части, вверху, на куски, наверху, наверх, громче, дальшеRussian
  • horeSlovak
  • gôrSlovene
  • med, uppåt, uppdaterad, uppe, upp, itu, isär, längs, höjaSwedish
  • simama, tabamu, juu, kubali, maliza, ingine, amka, patikana, mbaliSwahili
  • вгору, вгорі, догориUkrainian
  • اوپرUrdu
  • lênVietnamese
  • 向上Chinese

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