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Definitions of up:

part of speech: noun plural

Fortunate occurrences: used only in the expression ups and downs.

part of speech: interjection

Arise; raise up.

part of speech: adverb

Toward a higher place: a loft: on high: from a lower to a higher position, as out of bed, above the horizon, etc.: in a higher position: in a condition of elevation, advance, excitement, etc.: as far as: completely. from a lower to a higher place on or along. - Used substantively, as in the ups and downs of life.

part of speech: adverb

Aloft; on high; in a state of advance; in a state of being raised or increased; in a state of climbing or ascending; in a state of insurrection; in a state of elevation; out of bed; into order, as he drew up his company; much used in modifying the action of a verb.

part of speech: preposition

To a higher place on; as, toward the source of; as, up the river.

part of speech: preposition

From a lower place or position to a higher; not down.

part of speech: adverb

Higher in motion, direction, or position: into being or action; as, to start up an argument; into notice; completely or to a finished state; as, to bring up a child; not behind or worse than: with to or with; as, to keep up with the times; away or in safety.

part of speech: adjective

Leading to a higher place; finished; as, the time is up.

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