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up (v):
raise
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up the ante
up (s):
out of bed
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are they astir yet?
up by seven each morning
up (s):
used up
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time is up
up (s):
(used of computers) operating properly
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how soon will the computers be up?
up (s):
open
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the windows are up
up (s):
(usually followed by `on' or `for') in readiness
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he was up on his homework.
had to be up for the game
up (s):
extending or moving toward a higher place
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the up staircase.
a general upward movement of fish
up (s):
getting higher or more vigorous
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its an up market.
an improving economy
up (a):
being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
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the anchor is up.
the sun is up.
he lay face up.
he is up by a pawn.
the market is up.
the corn is up
up (r):
spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position
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look up!
the music surged up.
the fragments flew upwards.
prices soared upwards.
upwardly mobile

Related Words: wardwardlywards
up (r):
to a later time
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they moved the meeting date up.
from childhood upward
up (r):
to a more central or a more northerly place
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was transferred up to headquarters.
up to Canada for a vacation
up (r):
nearer to the speaker
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he walked up and grabbed my lapels
up (r):
to a higher intensity
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he turned up the volume
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Honesty is the best policy

Dürüstlük en iyi yoldur.
Being honest is believed to be the best route to take.


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