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up is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
up

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Preposition
up

  1. Toward the top or toward the sky.
    The balloon went up.

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Adjective[change]

Positive
up

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. In a high position.
    The flag is up.
  2. Positive.
    It was an up day.
  3. Cheerful, optimistic.
    He is feeling up.
  4. Put in trust, entrusted.
    It is up to you.
  5. Happening, occurring.
    What’s up?
    They act like something is up.
  6. Wrong.
    Something is up with him.
  7. Planning, plotting mischief.
    He is up to something.
  8. Finished.
    It is all up with them.

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Noun[change]

Singular
up

Plural
ups

  1. State of being up, often with down.
    Life has its ups and downs.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
up

Third-person singular
ups

Past tense
upped

Past participle
upped

Present participle
upping

  1. Increase, increment.
    We upped the dosage.

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Directions (edit)

north - east - south - west

up - down | forward - backward | left - right