Adjective Definition


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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