get up

verb

Definition of get up

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1a :  to arise from bedb :  to rise to one's feetc :  climb, ascend

  3. 2 :  to go ahead or faster —used in the imperative as a command especially to driven animals

  4. transitive verb
  5. 1 :  to make preparations for :  organize got up a party for the newcomers

  6. 2 :  to arrange as to external appearance :  dress

  7. 3 :  to acquire a knowledge of

  8. 4 :  to create in oneself cannot get up the courage to tell them

Examples of get up in a sentence

  1. you need to get right up when the alarm goes off in the morning

  2. all got up in her Sunday best

14th Century

First Known Use of get up

14th century



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