Part Of Speech: adjective
Definition: Facing upwards.
Example: Put the notebook face up on the table.
Definition: On or at a physically higher level.
Example: The flood waters are up again across large areas of the country.
Definition: Headed, or designated to go, upward, as an escalator, stairway, elevator etc.
Example: Where is the up escalator?
Definition: Fitted or fixed at a high or relatively high position, especially on a wall or ceiling.
Example: The Christmas decorations are up.
Example: The kite is up!
Definition: Raised; lifted.
Example: Don't go into the living room just now – I've got the carpet up.
Definition: Built, constructed.
Example: Are the new buildings up yet?
Example: The audience were up and on their feet.
Definition: Awake and out of bed.
Example: I can’t believe it’s 3 a.m. and you’re still up.
Definition: Riding the horse; mounted.
Definition: (of the sun or moon) Above the horizon, in the sky.
Example: It'll get warmer once the sun's up.
Definition: Larger; greater in quantity, volume, value etc.
Example: My temperature is up this morning.
Definition: Indicating a larger or higher quantity.
Example: The barometer is up, so fine weather should be on the way.
Definition: Ahead; leading; winning.
Example: The home team were up by two goals at half-time.
Definition: Available; made public; posted.
Example: Is your new video up yet? I looked on the website, but I couldn't find it.
Definition: Finished, to an end
Example: Her contract is up next month, so it's time to negotiate another one.
Definition: In a good mood.
Example: I’m feeling up today.
Definition: (usually in the phrase up for) Willing; ready.
Example: If you are up for a trip, let’s go.
Definition: Next in a sequence.
Example: Smith is up to bat.
Definition: (not used attributively) Happening; new; of concern. See also what's up with.
Example: What is up with that project at headquarters?
Definition: (postnominal) Said of the higher-ranking pair in a two pair.
Example: AAKK = aces up
Definition: Well-informed; current.
Example: I’m not up on the latest news. What’s going on?
Definition: Functional; working.
Example: Is the server back up?
Definition: (of a railway line or train) Traveling towards a major terminus.
Example: The London train is on the up line.
Definition: (bartending) Chilled and served without ice.
Example: A Cosmopolitan is typically served up.
Definition: (graffiti) well-known; renowned