up the street

Definition of up the street

  1. :  some distance away on the same street our neighbor up the street

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  in or into a higher position or level

    :  away from the center of the earth

    :  from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  1. :  risen above the horizon

    :  standing

    :  being out of bed

  1. : 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

  1. :  one in a high or advantageous position

    :  an upward slope

    :  a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. :  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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  1. :  a thoroughfare especially in a city, town, or village that is wider than an alley or lane and that usually includes sidewalks

    :  the part of a street reserved for vehicles

    :  a thoroughfare with abutting property

  1. :  of or relating to the streets: such as

    :  adjoining or giving access to a street

    :  carried on or taking place in the street


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