Associations to the word «Up»

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UP, adverb. Away from the surface of the Earth or other planet; in opposite direction to the downward pull of gravity.
UP, adverb. (intensifier) Used as an aspect marker to indicate a completed action or state Thoroughly, completely.
UP, adverb. To or from one's possession or consideration.
UP, adverb. North.
UP, adverb. To a higher level of some quantity or notional quantity, such as price, volume, pitch, happiness, etc.
UP, adverb. (rail transport) Traditional term for the direction leading to the principal terminus, towards milepost zero.
UP, adverb. (sailing) Against the wind or current.
UP, adverb. (Cartesian graph) In a positive vertical direction.
UP, adverb. (cricket) Relatively close to the batsman.
UP, adverb. (hospitality) (US) Without additional ice.
UP, adverb. (UK) (academia) Towards Cambridge or Oxford.
UP, adverb. To or in a position of equal advance or equality; not short of, back of, less advanced than, away from, etc.; usually followed by to or with.
UP, adverb. To or in a state of completion; completely; wholly; quite.
UP, adverb. Aside, so as not to be in use.
UP, preposition. Toward the top of.
UP, preposition. Toward the center, source, or main point of reference; toward the end at which something is attached.
UP, preposition. Further along (in any direction).
UP, preposition. From south to north of
UP, adjective. Awake.
UP, adjective. Finished, to an end
UP, adjective. In a good mood.
UP, adjective. Willing; ready.
UP, adjective. Next in a sequence.
UP, adjective. Happening; new.
UP, adjective. Facing upwards; facing toward the top.
UP, adjective. Larger, greater in quantity.
UP, adjective. Standing.
UP, adjective. On a higher level.
UP, adjective. Available; made public.
UP, adjective. Well-informed; current.
UP, adjective. (computing) Functional; working.
UP, adjective. (of a railway line or train) Traveling towards a major terminus.
UP, adjective. Headed, or designated to go, upward, as an escalator, stairway, elevator etc.
UP, adjective. (bar tending) Chilled and strained into a stemmed glass.
UP, adjective. (slang) Erect.
UP, adjective. (of the Sun or Moon) Above the horizon, in the sky (i.e. during daytime or night-time)
UP, adjective. (slang) (graffiti) well-known; renowned
UP, noun. (uncountable) The direction opposed to the pull of gravity.
UP, noun. (countable) A positive thing.
UP, noun. An upstairs room of a two story house.
UP, verb. (transitive) (colloquial) To increase or raise.
UP, verb. (transitive) (colloquial) To promote.
UP, verb. (intransitive) To act suddenly, usually with another verb.
UP, proper noun. Initialism of Upper Peninsula.
UP, proper noun. (India) Uttar Pradesh
UP A CREEK, adjective. Alternative form of up the creek
UP A CREEK WITHOUT A PADDLE, adjective. Alternative form of up the creek
UP A GUM TREE, adjective. In a difficult situation, in a predicament
UP A STORM, adverb. (idiomatic) In a remarkable and exciting manner.
UP A STUMP, adjective. (informal) At a loss, puzzled, in a bind.
UP A TREE, prepositional phrase. (idiomatic) (dated) In or into a disadvantaged or difficult situation; at a loss; cornered.
UP ABOVE, adverb. In heaven.
UP AGAINST, preposition. (idiomatic) Facing; challenging, or opposing.
UP AGAINST, preposition. In contact with, abutting.
UP AGAINST IT, prepositional phrase. (idiomatic) In a very difficult position.
UP AGAINST THE WALL, adjective. Trapped, cornered; discommoded, discomfited; in a quandary.
UP AND, adverb. (colloquial) Abruptly; unexpectedly.
UP AND DOWN, adverb. Upward and downward, alternately
UP AND DOWN, adverb. (idiomatic) alternately forwards and backwards along a path
UP AND DOWN, adverb. (idiomatic) staunchly, unwaveringly, obstinately
UP AND DOWN, adjective. (nautical) Vertical; perpendicular; said of the cable when the anchor is under, or nearly under, the hawse hole, and the cable is taut.
UP AND DOWN STRAIGHT DRAW, noun. (poker) (slang) An open ended straight draw
UP AND DOWN STRAIGHT DRAWS, noun. Plural of up and down straight draw
UP AND LEAVE, verb. To leave abruptly.
UP AND LEAVES, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of up and leave
UP AND LEFT, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of up and leave
UP AND OVER DOOR, noun. A door that is hinged such that when it opens the bottom part rises vertically and the top part is drawn back; often used in garages.
UP AND OVER DOORS, noun. Plural of up and over door
UP AND RUNNING, adjective. (idiomatic) operational, in operation
UP AND UNDER, noun. (sports) A long punt.
UP ANTIQUARK, noun. (particle) the antiparticle of an up quark
UP ANTIQUARKS, noun. Plural of up antiquark
UP BOW, noun. (music) movement from the tip to the frog on the bow of a stringed instrument
UP BOWS, noun. Plural of up bow
UP FOR, preposition. (idiomatic) Willing to participate in; interested in.
UP FOR, preposition. (idiomatic) Being or due to be evaluated, inspected, judged, considered, sold, etc., in the stated circumstances or by the stated method.
UP FOR GRABS, adjective. (idiomatic) Available for anyone to obtain, claim, decide, or win.
UP FRONT, adjective. (idiomatic) Open, honest; tending to disclose information; truthful.
UP FRONT, adverb. (idiomatic) At the beginning; before anything begins.
UP FRONT, adverb. At the front.
UP FRONT, adverb. (soccer) In an attacking position.
UP GAZE, noun. Alternative spelling of upgaze
UP HELLY AA, proper noun. Any of a variety of fire festivals held in Shetland, in Scotland, to mark the end of the Yule season.
UP HILL AND DOWN DALE, adverb. (UK) (US) (idiomatic) Here and there; everywhere.
UP IN ARMS, adjective. (idiomatic) Angry; incensed; preparing for a fight.
UP IN THE AIR, adverb. Used other than as an idiom. up in or into the sky or air.
UP IN THE AIR, adjective. (idiomatic) Not yet resolved, finished, answered, decided or certain.
UP LINE, noun. A railway line on which trains travel towards a major terminus.
UP NORTH, adverb. In the northern part of an area, country etc.
UP ON, adjective. (idiomatic) Well-informed concerning.
UP ON ONE'S EAR, prepositional phrase. (archaic) (idiomatic) Annoyed, angry.
UP ONE'S OWN ASS, adjective. (idiomatic) (vulgar) having an excessively high opinion of oneself.
UP ONE'S SLEEVE, adverb. (idiomatic) Hidden, in reserve.
UP ONESELF, adjective. (UK) (Australia) (New Zealand) (slang) Smug; arrogant; self-important and self-satisfied.
UP OR OUT, noun. The practice of forcing employees not promoted in a timely fashion to terminate employment.
UP QUARK, noun. A quark having a fractional electric charge of +2/3 and a mass of about 1.5 to 4 MeV. Symbol: u
UP QUARKS, noun. Plural of up quark
UP SHIT CREEK, adjective. (idiomatic) In trouble; in a difficult situation.
UP SHIT CREEK WITHOUT A PADDLE, adjective. (idiomatic) Alternative form of up shit creek
UP SHIT'S CREEK, adjective. (idiomatic) Alternative form of up shit creek
UP SHIT'S CREEK WITHOUT A PADDLE, adjective. (idiomatic) Alternative form of up shit creek
UP SO DOWN, adverb. Obsolete spelling of upside down
UP SOMEONE'S ALLEY, prepositional phrase. (idiomatic) Matching a person's interests or abilities well.
UP SOMEONE'S STREET, adjective. (idiomatic) perfectly suitable to someone; matching someone's interests and abilities.
UP STICKS, verb. (British) (colloquial) to go live in a different place
UP THE AISLE, adverb. (of a bride) towards getting married
UP THE ANTE, verb. (poker) To raise the stakes of a hand of poker
UP THE ANTE, verb. (idiomatic) To make something more desirable.
UP THE ASS, adverb. (figurative) (vulgar) Everywhere.
UP THE COUNTRY PEOPLE, noun. (Ulster) people from any part of Ireland except northeast Ulster
UP THE CREEK, adjective. (idiomatic) In trouble; in a difficult situation.
UP THE CREEK WITHOUT A PADDLE, adjective. Alternative form of up the creek
UP THE DUFF, adjective. (UK) (Australia) (New Zealand) (Newfoundland) (colloquial) (slang) Pregnant.
UP THE GUT, adverb. A play in American football in which the player runs the ball through the middle of the field through defenders.
UP THE KYTE, adjective. (Scotland) (slang) pregnant
UP THE POLE, adjective. (slang) In favour or good repute; strait-laced
UP THE POLE, adjective. (slang) In confusion or error
UP THE POLE, adjective. (slang) In trouble or difficulty
UP THE POLE, adjective. (slang) (archaic) Drunk
UP THE POLE, adjective. (slang) Crazy; at one's wits' end
UP THE POLE, adjective. (slang) (Ireland) (dated) Pregnant
UP THE RIVER, adverb. (US) (idiomatic) To prison.
UP THE SPOUT, adjective. Broken
UP THE SPOUT, adjective. Not functional
UP THE SPOUT, adjective. (military) (slang) In the chamber, having an ammunition round in a weapon's chamber.
UP THE SPOUT, adjective. (colloquial) pregnant
UP THE SPOUT, adjective. (archaic) (slang) At the pawnbroker's shop (in allusion to the spout up which the pawnbroker sent the ticketed articles).
UP THE STUMP, adjective. (informal) At a loss, puzzled, in a bind.
UP THE STUMP, adjective. (Canada) (informal) Pregnant.
UP THE WALL, adjective. (idiomatic) crazy, mad.
UP THE WAZOO, adverb. (vulgar) (idiomatic) up the ass; excessive or excessively; too much
UP THE YING YANG, adverb. (idiomatic) far more than one needs
UP THERE, adjective. Used other than as an idiom: see up,‎ there.
UP THERE, adjective. In a position of prominence or importance
UP TILL, preposition. (informal) Until.
UP TO, preposition. Against; next to; near; towards; as far as.
UP TO, preposition. Capable of.
UP TO, preposition. Ready for.
UP TO, preposition. Willing to participate in.
UP TO, preposition. As much as; no more than.
UP TO, preposition. Until.
UP TO, preposition. For the option or decision of.
UP TO, preposition. Doing; involved in (with implications of mischief).
UP TO, preposition. Incumbent upon; the obligation of; the duty of.
UP TO, preposition. (mathematics) Considering all members of an equivalence class the same.
UP TO 11, adverb. Alternative form of up to eleven
UP TO BAT, prepositional phrase. (baseball) Preparing to have or having one's turn to attempt to hit the ball.
UP TO BAT, prepositional phrase. (colloquial) in the state of being called upon to perform a task, particularly one for which the performer will be required to demonstrate skill to succeed
UP TO DATE, adjective. Alternative spelling of up-to-date Used after the noun.
UP TO ELEVEN, adverb. (idiomatic) Beyond the maximum possible threshold
UP TO HERE, adjective. (idiomatic) overwhelmed, busy, buried or swamped
UP TO NO GOOD, adjective. (idiomatic) Misbehaving, being mischievous.
UP TO PAR, adverb. (idiomatic) At the usual or expected level.
UP TO SCRATCH, adjective. (idiomatic) sufficient; adequate; of acceptable or satisfactory quality
UP TO SNUFF, adjective. (idiomatic) Adequate; of acceptable or quality; satisfying an appropriate standard.
UP TO SNUFF, adjective. (chiefly British) (dated) (idiomatic) Mentally alert, shrewd, savvy.
UP TO SOMETHING, adjective. (idiomatic) Doing something mischievous or scheming.
UP TO SPEED, adjective. (idiomatic) Fully informed; current.
UP TO SPEED, adverb. (idiomatic) Fully informed; current.
UP TO STANDARD, adjective. (British) of a necessary standard of quality for its intended use
UP TO THE HUB, adverb. As far as possible in embarrassment or difficulty, or in business; deeply involved.
UP TO THE TONSILS, adverb. Alternative form of to the tonsils
UP TOP, interjection. A request accompanied by an open palm gesture to do a high five.
UP UNTIL, preposition. (informal) Until.
UP WITH THE CHICKENS, adjective. (idiomatic) Awake and out of bed early in the morning.
UP WITH THE LARK, adjective. (idiomatic) Awake and out of bed early in the morning.
UP WITH THE LARKS, adjective. (idiomatic) Alternative form of up with the lark
UP YOURS, interjection. (idiomatic) (offensive) (markedly vulgar) Expression to show discontent with the other party, or to show contempt.
UP YOURS, interjection. (idiomatic) (dismissive) (offensive) (markedly vulgar) Go away! Go to hell!

Dictionary definition

UP, verb. Raise; "up the ante".
UP, adverb. 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".
UP, adverb. To a higher intensity; "he turned up the volume".
UP, adverb. Nearer to the speaker; "he walked up and grabbed my lapels".
UP, adverb. To a more central or a more northerly place; "was transferred up to headquarters"; "up to Canada for a vacation".
UP, adverb. To a later time; "they moved the meeting date up"; "from childhood upward".
UP, adjective. 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".
UP, adjective. Out of bed; "are they astir yet?"; "up by seven each morning".
UP, adjective. Getting higher or more vigorous; "its an up market"; "an improving economy".
UP, adjective. Extending or moving toward a higher place; "the up staircase"; "a general upward movement of fish".
UP, adjective. (usually followed by `on' or `for') in readiness; "he was up on his homework"; "had to be up for the game".
UP, adjective. Open; "the windows are up".
UP, adjective. (used of computers) operating properly; "how soon will the computers be up?".
UP, adjective. Used up; "time is up".

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