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EN[ʌp] [ɐp] [ap] [-ʌp]
US
Fen haut WUP
  • UP peut faire référence à :
  • Unidad Popular, une coalition de partis de gauche qui a porté Salvador Allende au pouvoir au Chili,
  • Université Populaire, un organisme d'éducation populaire,
  • Université de Parakou, une université publique du Bénin,
  • Université de Poitiers, une université française,
  • Unified Process, un processus de développement logiciel,
  • Union parisienne de la presse, une organisation électorale française en 1871,
  • Union Progressiste, un parti français sous la Quatrième République,
  • Union Patriotique, nom de plusieurs partis politiques dans différents pays
EN UP
They walk up the steps.
They walk up the steps.

    Definition of up in English Dictionary

  • NomPLups
    1. NU The direction opposed to the pull of gravity.
      1. Up is a good way to go.
    2. NC A positive thing.
      1. I hate almost everything about my job. The only up is that it's so close to home.
    3. An upstairs room of a two story house.
      1. She lives in a two-up two-down.
  • VerbeSGupsPRuppingPT, PPupped
    1. VT COL To increase or raise.
      1. If we up the volume, we'll be able to make out the details.
      2. We upped anchor and sailed away.
    2. VT COL To promote.
      1. It wasn’t long before they upped him to Vice President.
    3. VI To act suddenly, usually with another verb.
      1. He just upped and quit.
      2. He upped and punched that guy.
    4. VI To ascend; to climb up.
    5. Adjectif
      1. Awake.
        1. I can’t believe it’s 3 a.m. and you’re still up.
      2. Finished, to an end.
        1. Time is up!
      3. In a good mood.
        1. I’m feeling up today.
      4. Willing; ready.
        1. If you are up for a trip, let’s go.
      5. Next in a sequence.
        1. Smith is up to bat.
      6. Happening; new.
        1. What is up with that project at headquarters?
      7. Facing upwards; facing toward the top.
        1. Put the notebook face up on the table.
        2. Take a break and put your feet up.
      8. Larger, greater in quantity.
        1. Sales are up from last quarter.
      9. Standing.
        1. Get up and give her your seat.
      10. On a higher level.
        1. Available; made public.
          1. The new notices are up as of last Tuesday.
        2. Well-informed; current.
          1. I’m not up on the latest news. What’s going on?
        3. (computing) Functional; working.
          1. Is the server back up?
        4. (of a railway line or train) Traveling towards a major terminus.
          1. The London train is on the up line.
        5. Headed, or designated to go, upward, as an escalator, stairway, elevator etc.
          1. (bar tending) Chilled and strained into a stemmed glass.
            1. A Cosmopolitan is typically served up.
          2. SLA Erect.
            1. (of the Sun or Moon) Above the horizon, in the sky (i.e. during daytime or night-time).
              1. SLA (graffiti) well-known; renowned.
              2. Adverbe
                1. Away from the surface of the Earth or other planet; in opposite direction to the downward pull of gravity.
                  1. I looked up and saw the airplane overhead.
                2. (intensifier) Used as an aspect marker to indicate a completed action or state Thoroughly, completely.
                  1. I will mix up the puzzle pieces.
                  2. Tear up the contract.
                  3. He really messed up.
                  4. Please type up our monthly report.
                3. To or from one's possession or consideration.
                  1. I picked up some milk on the way home.
                  2. The committee will take up your request.
                  3. She had to give up her driver's license after the accident.
                4. North.
                  1. I will go up to New York to visit my family this weekend.
                5. To a higher level of some quantity or notional quantity, such as price, volume, pitch, happiness, etc.
                  1. Gold has gone up with the uncertainty in the world markets.
                  2. Turn it up, I can barely hear it.
                  3. Listen to your voice go up at the end of a question.
                  4. Cheer up, the weekend's almost here.
                6. (rail transport) Traditional term for the direction leading to the principal terminus, towards milepost zero.
                  1. (sailing) Against the wind or current.
                    1. (Cartesian graph) In a positive vertical direction.
                      1. (cricket) Relatively close to the batsman.
                        1. The bowler pitched the ball up.
                      2. (hospitality, US) Without additional ice.
                        1. Would you like that drink up or on ice?
                      3. (Britain, academia) Towards Cambridge or Oxford.
                        1. She's going up to read Classics this September.
                      4. To or in a position of equal advance or equality; not short of, back of, less advanced than, away from, etc.; usually followed by to or with.
                        1. I was up to my chin in water.
                        2. A stranger came up and asked me for directions.
                      5. To or in a state of completion; completely; wholly; quite.
                        1. Drink up. The pub is closing.
                        2. Can you sum up your research?
                        3. The comet burned up in the atmosphere.
                        4. I need to sew up the hole in this shirt.
                      6. Aside, so as not to be in use.
                        1. to lay up riches; put up your weapons
                    2. Préposition
                      1. Toward the top of.
                        1. Judge Short had gone to town, and Farrar was off for a three days' cruise up the lake. I was bitterly regretting I had not gone with him when the distant notes of a coach horn reached my ear, and I descried a four-in-hand winding its way up the inn road from the direction of Mohair.
                      2. Toward the center, source, or main point of reference; toward the end at which something is attached.
                        1. The information made its way up the chain of command to the general.   They took a boat up the river from the coast.   I felt something crawling up my arm. ‎
                      3. Further along (in any direction).
                        1. Go up the street until you see the sign. ‎
                      4. From south to north of.
                      5. Plus d'exemples
                        1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
                          • They found these seeds and painted faces on them,” she says, picking up a long sausage-like fruit fallen from the kigelia trees.
                          • All over that big ole doodied up house she walks and talks and I follow.
                          • Other factors could also be at play: if fertiliser is not carefully stored and handled it can volatilise, with important proportions of its precious nitrogen content simply wafting up into the air.
                      • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
                        1. Adjectifs
                          • Adjectifs incomparable
                          • Adverbes
                            • Adverbes incomparable
                            • Noms
                              • Noms Dénombrable
                                • Singularia tantum
                                  • Noms Indénombrable
                                • Prépositions
                                  • Verbes
                                    • Verbes intransitifs
                                      • Verbes transitifs
                                    Liens Connexes:
                                    1. en upon
                                    2. en upper
                                    3. en upward
                                    4. en upright
                                    5. en upstairs
                                    Source: Wiktionnaire

                                    Meaning of up for the defined word.

                                    Grammaticalement, ce mot "up" est un adjectif, plus spécifiquement, un adjectifs incomparable. C'est aussi un adverbe, plus spécifiquement, un adverbes incomparable. C'est aussi un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable et un singularia tantum. C'est aussi un préposition. C'est aussi un verbe, plus spécifiquement, un verbes intransitif et un verbes transitif.
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