Definition of up for
1 informal : wanting to have or do (something) I'm up for some Chinese food. Are you up for watching a movie? We're going out dancing tonight. Are you up for it?
2 —used to say that someone or something is or will be involved in a particular process and especially one that leads to a decision His proposal is up for consideration. She is up for reelection next year.
3 —used to say that something is available to be bought Our house is up for sale. items that are up for auction
4 : appearing in a court of law because of being accused of (a crime) He was up for armed robbery.
Word by Word Definitions
: in or into a higher position or level
: away from the center of the earth
: from beneath the ground or water to the surface
: risen above the horizon
: being out of bed
: used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of
: up into or in the
: in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of
: one in a high or advantageous position
: an upward slope
: a period or state of prosperity or success
: to rise from a lying or sitting position
: to move upward : ascend
: used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated
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