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up

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of up

  1. 1 being at a higher level than average <the level of the lake is up this spring> Synonyms elevated, escalated, heightened, increased, jacked (up), raised, highRelated Words extreme, full, maximized, maximum, peaked, sky-high, utmost; inflated, over, overfilled, overflowing, overfull, overlarge, overloaded, oversize (or oversized)Near Antonyms decreased, depressed, dropped, knockdown [chiefly British], receded, underAntonyms down, low

  2. 2 brought or having come to an end <okay, time is up> Synonyms completed, concluded, done, down, ended, finished, over, over with, terminated, through, completeRelated Words accomplished, achieved, attained, compassed, realized; dead, defunct, extinct, kaput (also kaputt), obsolete; expiredAntonyms continuing, incomplete, ongoing, uncompleted, undone, unfinished

  3. 3 having information especially as a result of study or experience <she's always up on the latest developments in fashion> Synonyms abreast, acquainted, au courant, conversant, informed, knowledgeable, familiar, up-to-date, versed, well-informedRelated Words alive, aware, cognizant, conscious, heedful, mindful, sensible, sentientNear Antonyms insensible, unaware, unconscious, unmindful; blind, oblivious, unknowing, unwitting; inattentive, unheedingAntonyms ignorant, unacquainted, unfamiliar, uninformed, unknowledgeable




up

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of up

  1. 1 to make greater in size, amount, or number <climbing fuel prices have forced the delivery company to up its prices> Synonyms accelerate, add (to), aggrandize, amplify, augment, boost, build up, compound, enlarge, escalate, expand, extend, hype, multiply, pump up, raise, swell, stoke, supersize, increaseRelated Words boom, jump, skyrocket, spike; bump (up), ratchet (up) also rachet (up); blow up, dilate, distend, inflate; draw out, elongate, flesh (out), lengthen, prolong, protract, stretch; develop, enhance, heighten, intensify, magnify; complement, supplement; beef (up), reinforce (also reenforce), strengthen; maximize; accumulate, amass, collect; follow up, parlayNear Antonyms abbreviate, abridge, curtail, shorten; compress, condense, constrict, contract; cut back, retrenchAntonyms abate, decrease, de-escalate, diminish, downsize, dwindle, lessen, lower, minify, reduce, subtract (from)

  2. 2 to move from a lower to a higher place or position <upped the catboat's sail> Synonyms boost, crane, elevate, heave, heft, heighten, hike, hoist, jack (up), lift, perk (up), pick up, take up, raise, uphold, uplift, upraiseRelated Words ascend, mount, rise; rear, upendNear Antonyms descend, dip, fall, pitch, plunge, slip; bear, depress, press, push; sink, submergeAntonyms drop, lower

  3. 3 to move or extend upward <the road constantly ups and downs as it makes its way over the hills> Synonyms arise, aspire, climb, lift, mount, rise, soar, thrust, ascend, uprise, upthrust, upturnRelated Words surge, tower; boost, elevate, raise, upheave, uplift, upraise; balloon, blast off, take off, zoom; crest, scale, surmount, top; cant, incline, lean, list, recline, slant, slope, tilt, tipNear Antonyms dive, nose-dive, plummet, sink, slideAntonyms decline, descend, dip, drop, fall (off), plunge




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