Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb up

1 sense of up

Sense 1
up -- (raise; "up the ante")
       => increase -- (make bigger or more; "The boss finally increased her salary"; "The university increased the number of students it admitted")

Antonyms of adj up

8 senses of up

Sense 1
up (vs. down) -- (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")

down (vs. up) -- (being or moving lower in position or less in some value; "lay face down"; "the moon is down"; "our team is down by a run"; "down by a pawn"; "the stock market is down today")
        => behind (predicate) -- (having the lower score or lagging position in a contest; "behind by two points"; "the 8th inning found the home team trailing")
        => downbound -- (heading in any direction that is conventionally down; "a downbound channel"; "the downbound train")
        => downcast -- (directed downward; "a downcast glance")
        => downfield -- (toward or in the defending team's end of the playing field; "he threw to a downfield receiver")
        => downward (postnominal) -- (on or toward a surface regarded as a base; "he lay face downward"; "the downward pull of gravity")
        => fallen -- (having dropped by the force of gravity; "fallen leaves covered the forest floor"; "sat on a fallen tree trunk")
        => set (predicate) -- (being below the horizon; "the moon is set")
        => thrown -- (caused to fall to the ground; "the thrown rider got back on his horse"; "a thrown wrestler"; "a ball player thrown for a loss")
        => weak -- (tending downward in price; "a weak market for oil stocks")

Sense 2
astir (predicate), up (predicate) -- (out of bed; "are they astir yet?"; "up by seven each morning")

INDIRECT (VIA awake) -> asleep -- (in a state of sleep; "were all asleep when the phone rang"; "fell asleep at the wheel")

Sense 3
improving, up -- (getting higher or more vigorous; "its an up market"; "an improving economy")

INDIRECT (VIA rising) -> falling -- (becoming lower or less in degree or value; "a falling market"; "falling incomes")

Sense 4
up (prenominal), upward (prenominal) -- (extending or moving toward a higher place; "the up staircase"; "a general upward movement of fish")

INDIRECT (VIA ascending) -> descending -- (coming down or downward)

Sense 5
up (predicate) -- ((usually followed by `on' or `for') in readiness; "he was up on his homework"; "had to be up for the game")

INDIRECT (VIA prepared) -> unprepared -- (without preparation; not prepared for; "unprepared remarks"; "the shock was unprepared"; "our treaty makers approached their immensely difficult problems unprepared"- R.E.Danielson)

Sense 6
up -- (open; "the windows are up")

INDIRECT (VIA raised) -> lowered -- (below the surround or below the normal position; "with lowered eyes")

Sense 7
up (predicate) -- ((used of computers) operating properly; "how soon will the computers be up?")

INDIRECT (VIA functioning) -> malfunctioning, nonfunctional -- (not performing or able to perform its regular function; "a malfunctioning valve")

Sense 8
up (predicate) -- (used up; "time is up")

INDIRECT (VIA finished) -> unfinished -- (not brought to an end or conclusion; "unfinished business"; "the building is still unfinished")

Similarity of adj up

8 senses of up

Sense 1
up (vs. down) -- (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")
       => ahead (predicate), in the lead, leading -- (having the leading position or higher score in a contest; "he is ahead by a pawn"; "the leading team in the pennant race")
       => aweigh -- ((used of an anchor) hanging clear of the bottom; "anchors aweigh")
       => dormie, dormy -- (in match play a side that stands as many holes ahead as there are holes remaining to be played; "he was dormie three and still lost the match")
       => heavenward, skyward -- (directed toward heaven or the sky; "the soul in its heavenward flight")
       => risen -- ((of e.g. celestial bodies) above the horizon; "the risen sun")
       => sprouted -- ((of growing vegetation) having just emerged from the ground; "the corn is sprouted")
       => upbound -- (heading in any direction that is conventionally up; "upbound shipping lanes")
       => upfield -- (away from the defending teams' end of the playing field)
       => upward -- (directed up; "the cards were face upward"; "an upward stroke of the pen")
          Also See-> ascending#1; high#2

Sense 2
astir (predicate), up (predicate) -- (out of bed; "are they astir yet?"; "up by seven each morning")
       => awake (predicate) (vs. asleep) -- (not in a state of sleep; completely conscious; "lay awake thinking about his new job"; "still not fully awake")

Sense 3
improving, up -- (getting higher or more vigorous; "its an up market"; "an improving economy")
       => rising (vs. falling) -- (advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status; "a rising trend"; "a rising market")

Sense 4
up (prenominal), upward (prenominal) -- (extending or moving toward a higher place; "the up staircase"; "a general upward movement of fish")
       => ascending (prenominal) (vs. descending) -- (moving or going or growing upward; "the ascending plane"; "the ascending staircase"; "the ascending stems of chickweed")

Sense 5
up (predicate) -- ((usually followed by `on' or `for') in readiness; "he was up on his homework"; "had to be up for the game")
       => prepared (vs. unprepared) -- (made ready or fit or suitable beforehand; "a prepared statement"; "be prepared for emergencies")

Sense 6
up -- (open; "the windows are up")
       => raised (vs. lowered) -- (located or moved above the surround or above the normal position; "a raised design"; "raised eyebrows")

Sense 7
up (predicate) -- ((used of computers) operating properly; "how soon will the computers be up?")
       => functioning (vs. malfunctioning) -- (performing or able to perform its regular function; "a functioning flashlight")

Sense 8
up (predicate) -- (used up; "time is up")
       => finished (vs. unfinished) -- (ended or brought to an end; "are you finished?"; "gave me the finished manuscript")

Antonyms of adv up

3 of 5 senses of up

Sense 1
up, upwards, upward, upwardly -- (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")
       Antonym of down (Sense 1)
      => down, downwards, downward, downwardly -- (spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position; "don't fall down"; "rode the lift up and skied down"; "prices plunged downward")

Sense 2
up -- (to a higher intensity; "he turned up the volume")
       Antonym of down (Sense 5)
      => down -- (to a lower intensity; "he slowly phased down the light until the stage was completely black")

Sense 4
up -- (to a more central or a more northerly place; "was transferred up to headquarters"; "up to Canada for a vacation")
       Antonym of down (Sense 2)
      => down -- (away from a more central or a more northerly place; "was sent down to work at the regional office"; "worked down on the farm"; "came down for the wedding"; "flew down to Florida")

Synonyms of adv up

5 senses of up

Sense 1
up, upwards, upward, upwardly -- (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")

Sense 2
up -- (to a higher intensity; "he turned up the volume")

Sense 3
up -- (nearer to the speaker; "he walked up and grabbed my lapels")

Sense 4
up -- (to a more central or a more northerly place; "was transferred up to headquarters"; "up to Canada for a vacation")

Sense 5
up, upwards, upward -- (to a later time; "they moved the meeting date up"; "from childhood upward")

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