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From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See up

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 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: getting higher or more vigorous; "its an up market"; "an
         improving economy" [syn: improving]
      3: extending or moving toward a higher place; "the up
         staircase"; "a general upward movement of fish" [syn: up(a),
      4: (usually followed by `on' or `for') in readiness; "he was up
         on his homework"; "had to be up for the game" [syn: up(p)]
      5: open; "the windows are up"
      6: (used of computers) operating properly; "how soon will the
         computers be up?" [syn: up(p)]
      7: used up; "time is up" [syn: up(p)]
      8: out of bed; "are they astir yet?"; "up by seven each
         morning" [syn: astir(p), up(p)]
      adv 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: upwards, upward, upwardly]
             [ant: down, down, down, down]
      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: upwards, upward]
      v : raise; "up the ante"
      [also: upping, upped]