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Up [uhp] adverb, preposition, adjective, noun, verb, upped, up-ping.
adverb 1.to, toward, or in a more elevated position: to climb up to the top of a ladder. 2.to or in an erect position: to stand up. 3.out of bed: to get up. 4.above the horizon: The moon came up. 5.to or at any point that is considered higher.
preposition 26.to, toward, or at an elevated place on or in: They went up the stairs. The cat is up the tree. 27.to, toward, or at a high or higher station, condition, or rank on or in: He is well up the social ladder. 28.at or to a farther point or higher place on or in: She is up the street. I'm going up the street. 29.toward the source, origin, etc., of: up the stream. 30.toward a particular direction or in the interior of, as a region or territory: The explorers were up north.