Adjective Definition

up

1.Definition: (used of computers) operating properly

"How soon will the computers be up?"


2.Definition: (usually followed by `on' or `for') in readiness

"He was up on his homework", "Had to be up for the game"


3.Definition: 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"


4.Definition: extending or moving toward a higher place

"The up staircase", "A general upward movement of fish"

Related Adjective(s):upward


5.Definition: getting higher or more vigorous

"Its an up market"

Related Adjective(s):improving


6.Definition: open

"The windows are up"


7.Definition: out of bed

"Up by seven each morning"

Related Adjective(s):astir


8.Definition: used up

"Time is up"




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