What is up?

  • (adv): To a later time.
    Example: "They moved the meeting date up"
    Synonyms: upwards, upward
    See also — Additional definitions below

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List Of United Kingdom Locations: U-Uppen - Up
... Wiltshire 51°17′N 1°49′W / 51.29°N 01.81°W / 51.29 -01.81 SU1355 Up Cerne Dorset 50°49′N 2°29′W / 50.81°N 02.49°W / 50.81 -02.49 ST6502 Upchurch Kent 51°22′N 0°3 ...

More definitions of "up":

  • (adj): (usually followed by 'on' or 'for') in readiness.
    Example: "He was up on his homework"; "had to be up for the game"
  • (adj): (used of computers) operating properly.
    Example: "How soon will the computers be up?"
  • (adv): To a higher intensity.
    Example: "He turned up the volume"
  • (adj): Being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level.
    Example: "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"
  • (adv): Nearer to the speaker.
    Example: "He walked up and grabbed my lapels"
  • (adj): Used up.
    Example: "Time is up"
  • (adv): Spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position.
    Example: "Look up!"; "the music surged up"
    Synonyms: upwards, upward, upwardly
  • (verb): Raise.
    Example: "Up the ante"
  • (adj): Extending or moving toward a higher place.
    Example: "The up staircase"
    Synonyms: upward
  • (adj): Out of bed.
    Example: "Up by seven each morning"
    Synonyms: astir
  • (adj): Getting higher or more vigorous.
    Example: "Its an up market"
    Synonyms: improving
  • (adj): Open.
    Example: "The windows are up"
  • (adv): To a more central or a more northerly place.
    Example: "Was transferred up to headquarters"; "up to Canada for a vacation"