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1. up

adverb. ['ˈʌp'] spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position.

Synonyms

  • upwards
  • upwardly

Antonyms

  • downwards
  • downwardly
  • downward

Etymology

  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word up


1. Particle
Use a small brush to touch up areas with dirt.

2. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
You might already know that all matter is made up of microscopic particles called atoms.

Quotes containing the word up


1. Success is different for everyone; everybody defines it in their own way, and that's part of what we do in 'Close Up', finding what it was each person wanted to achieve and what their willingness to sacrifice for that was.
- William Shatner

2. 'Shake It Up' definitely teaches kids about the importance of reaching for your dreams and setting high goals. It also teaches great lessons about friendship and family.
- Zendaya

3. Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don't complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don't bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live!
- Bob Marley

2. pumped-up

adjective. tense with excitement and enthusiasm as from a rush of adrenaline.

Synonyms

  • pumped
  • tense
  • pumped up

Antonyms

  • wireless
  • unbound
  • easy
  • unagitated

3. runner-up

noun. ['ˈrʌnɝˌəp'] the competitor who finishes second.

Synonyms

  • competitor
  • contender
  • second best
  • challenger
  • competition

Antonyms

  • cooperation

4. mixed-up

adjective. perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment.

Synonyms

  • confused
  • mazed
  • bewildered
  • confounded
  • befuddled
  • lost
  • baffled
  • at sea
  • perplexed

Antonyms

  • thoughtless
  • clearheaded
  • coherent
  • organized

5. chin-up

noun. an arm exercise performed by pulling yourself up on a horizontal bar until your chin is level with the bar.

Synonyms

  • pull-up

6. warm-up

noun. exercising in preparation for strenuous activity.

Synonyms

  • tune-up
  • readying
  • prolusion

Antonyms

  • ready
  • resolution

7. up-to-date

adjective. reflecting the latest information or changes.

Antonyms

  • styleless

8. up

adjective. ['ˈʌp'] being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level.

Synonyms

  • leading
  • risen
  • upfield
  • ahead
  • in the lead
  • dormie
  • heavenward
  • sprouted
  • aweigh
  • ascending
  • upward
  • dormy
  • upbound
  • high

Antonyms

  • down
  • low
  • fragrant
  • sober

Etymology

  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. up

verb. ['ˈʌp'] raise.

Antonyms

  • low spirits

Etymology

  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. up

adjective. ['ˈʌp'] getting higher or more vigorous.

Synonyms

  • rising

Antonyms

  • side
  • bottom

Etymology

  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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