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Synonyms for up

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Wiktionary5.0 / 1 vote

  1. upadjective

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

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


  2. upadjective

    The London train is on the up line.


  3. upverb


  4. upadjective

    To increase or raise.

    Up is a good way to go.

    turn up


  5. upadjective


    Turn the volume up.


  6. upadverb

    Higher in pitch.

    Listen to your voice go up at the end of a question.


  7. upadjective

    Facing upwards; facing toward the top.


  8. upadjective

    Without the use of additional ice.

    Would you like that drink up or on ice?


Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. upadjective

    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"

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

    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)adjective

    out of bed

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

    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, upadjective

    getting higher or more vigorous

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

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

    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)adjective

    extending or moving toward a higher place

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

    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)adjective

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

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

    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. upadjective


    "the windows are up"

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

    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)adjective

    (used of computers) operating properly

    "how soon will the computers be up?"

    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"

    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. upadverb


    "up the ante"

    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, upwardlyadverb

    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"

    upwardly, upward, upwards

    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. upadverb

    to a higher intensity

    "he turned up the volume"

    upwardly, upward, upwards

    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. upadverb

    nearer to the speaker

    "he walked up and grabbed my lapels"

    upwardly, upward, upwards

    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. upadverb

    to a more central or a more northerly place

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

    upwardly, upward, upwards

    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, upwardadverb

    to a later time

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

    upwardly, upward, upwards

    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

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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
  • վերևArmenian
  • 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
  • வரைTamil
  • вгору, вгорі, догориUkrainian
  • اوپرUrdu
  • lênVietnamese
  • 向上Chinese

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