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Adverb
Towards a higher place or position
“She wouldn't, she declared, allow any man to come into the cabin to hoist her up again.”
Adverb
Used as an intensifier, typically to indicate a completed action or state
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“Back in the day, he had the routine down to a science and had been able to finish up in ten minutes or less.”
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In a northerly direction
“This is me heading up to Alaska, seated in the emergency aisle, and my fellow emergency aisle passengers were not taking their responsibilities seriously.”
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At an elevated position
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In a due order or sequence
Adverb
Apart, or into two or more parts
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(of an alcoholic drink) Chilled (stirred or shaken over ice) and served in a cocktail glass, with no ice
Adverb
Having knowledge of a fact or information
Preposition
Toward the top of
“The cat has gone up the tree and refuses to come back down.”
Preposition
Situated above or at the top of
“An ancient castle lies up the hill.”
Preposition
Further along (in any direction)
“Hike up the trail until you reach the lake.”
Preposition
Next in order
“Who's up in line to capture the coveted title of Miss University of the Virgin Islands?”
Adjective
Raised or elevated in level, quantity, volume or degree
“Interest rates are up because of high inflation.”
Adjective
Finished or having been brought to an end
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“Your time is up, and since you were not able to put forth a question within your allotted time, you forfeit all the remaining questions.”
Adjective
Knowledgeable as a result of previous exposure to a given subject
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“We're supposed to keep up with the latest must-try gadgets and must-join social networks.”
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Having risen from sleep and out of one's bed
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“I was up at sunrise, drank a coffee, took the dog for a walk, had breakfast, and then I headed off to town.”
Adjective
Having a happy, optimistic or cheerful mood or disposition
“It's fair to assume both sides are feeling up and about in regards to their chances this week.”
Adjective
In a winning position during a contest
“Basilashvili sends a forehand wide and Nadal is up by two sets after 52 minutes.”
Adjective
State of being happy and contented
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Eager, prepared or willing to do or have something
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In preparation or progress
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Deft, dexterous, or skillful
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Occurring at a specific point in time
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Away from the usual or expected course; amiss
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Prepared for the coming of an event
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Showing wild, apparently deranged, excitement and energy
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Sloping upwards
Verb
To increase in amount, size, degree or value
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“If the company decides to up its prices, it may well price itself out the market.”
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To physically raise to a higher level
“When the custodian went to up the flag at the Courthouse this morning, he found that some miscreant had stolen the signal halliards.”
Verb
To elevate or extend in an upward direction or motion
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“Then the road would up through a pass which was full of rather scrappy horticulture.”
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In a state of preparation or waiting
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To enhance the value of something, or to make more efficient
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Make or become tight or tighter
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To hand over or expend as payment
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To describe or express in too exaggerated terms
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To arrive at an answer through logic
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Noun
A person, or company, who is a potential client for a sale, but who has not been previously vetted
Noun
Great happiness and exhilaration
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Noun
Making greater
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