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Synonyms for (verb) up

Synonyms: up Definition: raise Usage: up the ante

Similar words: increase Definition: make bigger or more Usage: The boss finally increased her salary; The university increased the number of students it admitted

Synonyms for (adjective) up

Synonyms: astir, up Definition: out of bed Usage: are they astir yet?; up by seven each morning

Similar words: awake Definition: not in a state of sleep; completely conscious Usage: lay awake thinking about his new job; still not fully awake

Synonyms: up Definition: used up Usage: time is up

Similar words: finished Definition: ended or brought to an end Usage: are you finished?; gave me the finished manuscript

Synonyms: up Definition: (used of computers) operating properly Usage: how soon will the computers be up?

Similar words: functioning Definition: performing or able to perform its regular function Usage: a functioning flashlight

Synonyms: up Definition: open Usage: the windows are up

Similar words: raised Definition: located or moved above the surround or above the normal position Usage: a raised design; raised eyebrows

Synonyms: up Definition: (usually followed by `on' or `for') in readiness Usage: he was up on his homework; had to be up for the game

Similar words: prepared Definition: made ready or fit or suitable beforehand Usage: a prepared statement; be prepared for emergencies

Synonyms: up, upward Definition: extending or moving toward a higher place Usage: the up staircase; a general upward movement of fish

Similar words: ascending Definition: moving or going or growing upward Usage: the ascending plane; the ascending staircase; the ascending stems of chickweed

Synonyms: up, improving Definition: getting higher or more vigorous Usage: its an up market; an improving economy

Similar words: rising Definition: advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status Usage: a rising trend; a rising market

Synonyms: up Definition: being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level Usage: 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

Similar words: in the lead, leading, ahead Definition: having the leading position or higher score in a contest Usage: he is ahead by a pawn; the leading team in the pennant race

Similar words: aweigh Definition: (used of an anchor) hanging clear of the bottom Usage: anchors aweigh

Similar words: dormie, dormy Definition: in match play a side that stands as many holes ahead as there are holes remaining to be played Usage: he was dormie three and still lost the match

Similar words: heavenward, skyward Definition: directed toward heaven or the sky Usage: the soul in its heavenward flight

Similar words: risen Definition: (of e.g. celestial bodies) above the horizon Usage: the risen sun

Similar words: sprouted Definition: (of growing vegetation) having just emerged from the ground Usage: the corn is sprouted

Similar words: upbound Definition: heading in any direction that is conventionally up Usage: upbound shipping lanes

Similar words: upfield Definition: away from the defending teams' end of the playing field

Similar words: upward Definition: directed up Usage: the cards were face upward; an upward stroke of the pen