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Meaning of up

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      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: {up}, {upwards}, {upward},
             {upwardly}] [ant: {down}, {downward}, {downwardly},
      2: to a higher intensity; "he turned up the volume" [ant:
      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:
      5: to a later time; "they moved the meeting date up"; "from
         childhood upward" [syn: {up}, {upwards}, {upward}]
      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:
      2: out of bed; "are they astir yet?"; "up by seven each morning"
         [syn: {astir(p)}, {up(p)}]
      3: getting higher or more vigorous; "its an up market"; "an
         improving economy" [syn: {improving}, {up}]
      4: extending or moving toward a higher place; "the up
         staircase"; "a general upward movement of fish" [syn:
         {up(a)}, {upward(a)}]
      5: (usually followed by `on' or `for') in readiness; "he was up
         on his homework"; "had to be up for the game"
      6: open; "the windows are up"
      7: (used of computers) operating properly; "how soon will the
         computers be up?"
      8: used up; "time is up"
      v 1: raise; "up the ante"

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