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UP

abbr.
Upper Peninsula

up

 (ŭp)
adv.
1.
a. In or to a higher position: looking up.
b. In a direction opposite to the center of the earth or a comparable gravitational center: up from the lunar surface.
2. In or to an upright position: sat up in bed.
3.
a. Above a surface: coming up for air.
b. So as to detach or unearth: pulling up weeds.
c. Above the horizon: as the sun came up.
4. Into view or existence: draw up a will.
5. Into consideration: take up a new topic.
6. In or toward a position conventionally regarded as higher, as on a scale, chart, or map: temperatures heading up; up in Canada.
7. To or at a higher price: stocks that are going up.
8. So as to advance, increase, or improve: Our spirits went up.
9. With or to a greater intensity, pitch, or volume: turn the sound up.
10. Into a state of excitement or turbulence: stir up; rouse up.
11. Completely; entirely: drank it up in a gulp; fastened up the coat.
12. Used as an intensifier of the action of a verb: typed up a list.
13. So as to approach; near: came up and kissed me.
14. To a stop: pulled up in front of the station.
15. Each; apiece: The score was tied at 11 up.
16. Apart; into pieces: tore it up.
17. Nautical To windward.
adj.
1. Being above a former position or level; higher: My grades are up. The pressure is up.
2.
a. Out of bed: was up by seven.
b. Standing; erect.
c. Facing upward: two cards up, one down; the up side of a tossed coin.
3. Raised; lifted: a switch in the up position.
4. Moving or directed upward: an up elevator.
5.
a. Marked by increased excitement or agitation; aroused: Our fighting spirit was up.
b. Informal Cheerful; optimistic; upbeat.
c. Slang Happily excited; euphoric: After receiving the award, the performer was really up.
6. Informal Taking place; going on: wondered what was up back home.
7. Being considered; under study: a contract that is up for renewal.
8. Running as a candidate.
9. On trial; charged: The defendant is up for manslaughter.
10. Having been finished; over: Your time is up.
11. Informal
a. Prepared; ready: had to be up for the game.
b. Well informed; abreast: not up on sports.
12. Functioning or capable of functioning normally; operational: Their computers are now up.
13. Sports Being ahead or at a numerical advantage over one's opponent: up two strokes in golf; up one man during the power play.
14. Baseball At bat.
15. As a bet; at stake.
16. Nautical Bound; headed: a freighter up for Panama.
prep.
1. From a lower to or toward a higher point on: up the hill.
2. Toward or at a point farther along: two miles up the road.
3. In a direction toward the source of: up the Mississippi.
4. Nautical Against: up the wind.
n.
1. An upward slope; a rise.
2. An upward movement or trend.
3. Slang A feeling of excitement or euphoria.
v. upped, up·ping, ups
v.tr.
1. To increase: upped their fees; upping our output.
2. To raise to a higher level, especially to promote to a higher position.
3. Nautical To raise: up anchor; up sail.
v.intr.
To get up; rise.
Idioms:
on the up-and-up/up and up Informal
Open and honest.
up against
Confronted with; facing: up against a strong opponent.
up and
Abruptly and unexpectedly: They up and left without saying goodbye.
up to
1. Occupied with, especially devising or scheming: a prowler up to no good.
2. Able to do or deal with: didn't feel up to a long drive.
3. Dependent on: The success of this project is up to us.
4.
a. To the point of; as far as or until: I'm up to chapter 15 in my book. The kids played right up to dinnertime.
b. As long as: allowed up to two hours to finish the test.
c. As many as: seed that yields up to 300 bushels per acre.

[Middle English up, upward and uppe, on high, both from Old English ūp; see upo in Indo-European roots.]

up

(ʌp)
prep
1. indicating movement from a lower to a higher position: climbing up a mountain.
2. at a higher or further level or position in or on: soot up the chimney; a shop up the road.
adv
3. (often particle) to an upward, higher, or erect position, esp indicating readiness for an activity: looking up at the stars; up and doing something.
4. (particle) indicating intensity or completion of an action: he tore up the cheque; drink up now!.
5. to the place referred to or where the speaker is: the man came up and asked the way.
6.
a. to a more important place: up to London.
b. to a more northerly place: up to Scotland.
c. (of a member of some British universities) to or at university
d. in a particular part of the country: up north.
7. above the horizon: the sun is up.
8. (Law) appearing for trial: up before the magistrate.
9. having gained: ten pounds up on the deal.
10. (Commerce) higher in price: coffee is up again.
11. raised (for discussion, etc): the plan was up for consideration.
12. (Education) taught: well up in physics.
13. (functioning as imperative) get, stand, etc, up: up with you!.
14. all up with informal
a. over; finished
b. doomed to die
15. up with (functioning as imperative) wanting the beginning or continuation of: up with the monarchy!.
16. something's up informal something strange is happening
17. up against
a. touching
b. having to cope with: look what we're up against now.
18. up and running in operation; functioning properly
19. up for
a. as a candidate or applicant for: he's up for re-election again.
b. informal keen or willing to try: she's up for anything.
20. informal keen or willing to try: she's up for anything.
21. up for it informal keen or willing to try something out or make a good effort: it's a big challenge and I'm up for it.
22. up to
a. devising or scheming; occupied with: she's up to no good.
b. dependent or incumbent upon: the decision is up to you.
c. equal to (a challenge, etc) or capable of (doing, etc): are you up to playing in the final?.
d. aware of: up to a person's tricks.
e. as far as: up to his waist in mud.
f. as many as: up to two years' waiting time.
g. comparable with: not up to your normal standard.
23. up top informal in the head or mind
24. up yours slang a vulgar expression of contempt or refusal
25. what's up? informal
a. what is the matter?
b. what is happening?
adj
26. (predicative) of a high or higher position
27. (predicative) out of bed; awake: the children aren't up yet.
28. (Railways) (prenominal) of or relating to a train or trains to a more important place or one regarded as higher: the up platform.
29. (predicative) over or completed: the examiner announced that their time was up.
30. (predicative) beating one's opponent by a specified amount: three goals up by half-time.
vb, ups, upping or upped
31. (tr) to increase or raise
32. (intr; foll by and with a verb) informal to do (something) suddenly, unexpectedly, etc: she upped and married someone else.
n
33. high point; good or pleasant period (esp in the phrase ups and downs)
34. (Recreational Drugs) slang another word (esp US) for upper9
35. on the up and up
a. trustworthy or honest
b. Brit on the upward trend or movement: our firm's on the up and up.
36. up oneself slang self-absorbed or arrogant: he's so up himself.
[Old English upp; related to Old Saxon, Old Norse up, Old High German ūf, Gothic iup]
Usage: The use of up before until is redundant and should be avoided: the talks will continue until (not up until) 23rd March

UP

abbreviation for
1. (Journalism & Publishing) United Press
2. Uttar Pradesh

up

(ʌp)

adv., prep., adj., n., v. upped, up•ping. adv.
1. to, toward, or in a more elevated position.
2. to or in an erect position: to stand up.
3. out of bed: to get up.
4. above the horizon: The moon came up.
5. to or at any point that is considered higher.
6. to or at a source, origin, center, or the like.
7. to or at a higher point or degree, as of rank, size, value, or intensity: Prices went up. Speak up!
8. to or at a point of equal advance, extent, etc.: to catch up in a race.
9. in continuing contact, esp. as reflecting continuing awareness or knowledge: to keep up with the news.
10. into or in activity, operation, etc.: to set up shop.
11. into a state of emotional agitation: Don't get all worked up.
12. into existence, view, prominence, or consideration: The lost papers turned up.
13. into or in a place of safekeeping, storage, etc.: to put up preserves.
14. into or in a state of union, contraction, etc.: to add up a column of figures.
15. to the final point; to an end; entirely: to be used up.
16. to a halt: The car pulled up.
17. (used with a verb for additional emphasis): Wake your brother up.
18. at bat in baseball.
19. ahead; in a leading position in a competition.
20. each; apiece: The score was 20 up.
21. Informal. without ice; straight up.
22. Naut. toward the wind: Put the helm up.
prep.
23. to, toward, or at a higher place on or in: to go up the stairs.
24. to, toward, or at a higher station, condition, or rank on or in: being well up the social ladder.
25. at or to a farther point or higher place on or in: The store is up the street.
26. toward the source, origin, etc., of: to float up a stream.
27. toward or in the interior of (a region, etc.).
28. in a direction contrary to that of: to row up the current.
adj.
29. moving in or related to a direction that is up or is regarded as up: the up elevator.
30. informed; familiar; aware (usu. fol. by on or in): I'm not up on current events.
31. concluded; ended: Your time is up.
32. going on or happening: What's up over there?
33. having a high position or station: to be up in society.
34. in an erect, vertical, or raised position: The tent is up.
35. above the ground: The corn is up.
36. (of heavenly bodies) risen above the horizon.
37. awake or out of bed.
38. mounted on horseback.
39. (of water in natural bodies) high with relation to the banks or shore.
40. built; constructed.
41. facing upward.
43. in a state of agitation.
44. cheerful or optimistic; exuberant; upbeat.
45. afoot or amiss: Her nervous manner told me that something was up.
46. higher than formerly in amount, degree, etc.: The price of meat is up.
47. in a state of enthusiastic or confident readiness (usu. fol. by for).
48. being or due to be prosecuted: to be up for fraud.
49. in operation or ready for use; working: The theater's lights are up.
50. ahead of an opponent in a competition: He's two sets up.
51. considered or under consideration: a candidate up for reelection.
52. wagered; bet.
53. living or located inland or on elevated ground: They live two miles up from the coast.
n.
54. an upward movement; ascent.
55. a time of good fortune, prosperity, etc.: the ups and downs in a career.
56. Informal. a feeling or state of happiness or exuberance.
57. Slang. upper 2.
58. an upward slope; elevation.
59. an upward course or rise, as in price or value.
v.t.
60. to put or take up.
61. to make larger; step up: to up output.
62. to raise; go better than (a preceding wager).
v.i.
63. Informal. to start up; begin something abruptly (usu. fol. by and and another verb): Then he upped and ran away from home.
64. (often used imperatively or hortatively) to stand or rise up: Up, men, and fight!
Idioms:
1. on the up and up, worth believing; honest; trustworthy.
2. up against, confronted with; faced with.
3. up and around or about, recovered from an illness; able to leave one's bed.
4. up and doing, busily engaged in activities.
5. up for grabs, Informal. freely available to whoever can acquire it first.
6. up to,
a. as far as: I am up to the eighth lesson.
b. in fulfillment of: I couldn't live up to their expectations.
c. as many as; to the limit of: up to five persons.
d. capable of; equal to: Is he up to the job?
e. incumbent upon: It's up to you to tell her.
f. engaged in; doing: What have you been up to lately?
[before 900; Middle English up(pe) (adv.), Old English up(p) to a higher position, c. Old Frisian up, Old Norse upp; akin to Old High German ūf, Gothic iup]

up-

a combining form of up: upland; upshot; upheaval.
[Middle English; Old English]

up

In artillery and naval gunfire support:1. A term used in a call for fire to indicate that the target is higher in altitude than the point which has been used as a reference point for the target location.
2. A correction used by an observer or a spotter in time fire to indicate that an increase in height of burst is desired.

up

1. 'up'

Up can be a preposition. You usually use it to show that someone or something moves towards a higher place or position.

I carried my suitcase up the stairs behind her.
The heat goes straight up the chimney.

Up can also be an adverb. It is often used in phrasal verbs to show that someone or something moves towards a higher place or position.

The coffee was sent up from the kitchen below.
Bill put up his hand.

You also use up as an adverb to show that someone or something is in a high place.

He was up in his bedroom.
They live in a house up in the hills.
2. 'up to'

You can say that someone goes up to a higher place.

I went up to the top floor.

You also say that someone goes up to a place when it is further north than the place they started from.

I thought of going up to New York.
Why did you come up to Edinburgh?

British speakers sometimes use up to instead of 'to' for no special reason.

The other day I went up to the supermarket.
We all went up to the pub.

up


Past participle: upped
Gerund: upping

Imperative
up
up
Present
I up
you up
he/she/it ups
we up
you up
they up
Preterite
I upped
you upped
he/she/it upped
we upped
you upped
they upped
Present Continuous
I am upping
you are upping
he/she/it is upping
we are upping
you are upping
they are upping
Present Perfect
I have upped
you have upped
he/she/it has upped
we have upped
you have upped
they have upped
Past Continuous
I was upping
you were upping
he/she/it was upping
we were upping
you were upping
they were upping
Past Perfect
I had upped
you had upped
he/she/it had upped
we had upped
you had upped
they had upped
Future
I will up
you will up
he/she/it will up
we will up
you will up
they will up
Future Perfect
I will have upped
you will have upped
he/she/it will have upped
we will have upped
you will have upped
they will have upped
Future Continuous
I will be upping
you will be upping
he/she/it will be upping
we will be upping
you will be upping
they will be upping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been upping
you have been upping
he/she/it has been upping
we have been upping
you have been upping
they have been upping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been upping
you will have been upping
he/she/it will have been upping
we will have been upping
you will have been upping
they will have been upping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been upping
you had been upping
he/she/it had been upping
we had been upping
you had been upping
they had been upping
Conditional
I would up
you would up
he/she/it would up
we would up
you would up
they would up
Past Conditional
I would have upped
you would have upped
he/she/it would have upped
we would have upped
you would have upped
they would have upped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.up - raiseup - raise; "up the ante"      
increase - make bigger or more; "The boss finally increased her salary"; "The university increased the number of students it admitted"
Adj.1.up - being or moving higher in position or greater in some valueup - being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level; "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"
high - (literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high'); "a high mountain"; "high ceilings"; "high buildings"; "a high forehead"; "a high incline"; "a foot high"
ascending - moving or going or growing upward; "the ascending plane"; "the ascending staircase"; "the ascending stems of chickweed"
down - being or moving lower in position or less in some value; "lay face down"; "the moon is down"; "our team is down by a run"; "down by a pawn"; "the stock market is down today"
2.up - out of bedup - out of bed; "are they astir yet?"; "up by seven each morning"
awake - not in a state of sleep; completely conscious; "lay awake thinking about his new job"; "still not fully awake"
3.up - getting higher or more vigorousup - getting higher or more vigorous; "its an up market"; "an improving economy"
rising - advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status; "a rising trend"; "a rising market"
4.up - extending or moving toward a higher placeup - extending or moving toward a higher place; "the up staircase"; "a general upward movement of fish"
ascending - moving or going or growing upward; "the ascending plane"; "the ascending staircase"; "the ascending stems of chickweed"
5.up - (usually followed by `on' or `for') in readinessup - (usually followed by `on' or `for') in readiness; "he was up on his homework"; "had to be up for the game"
prepared - made ready or fit or suitable beforehand; "a prepared statement"; "be prepared for emergencies"
6.up - openup - open; "the windows are up"    
raised - located or moved above the surround or above the normal position; "a raised design"; "raised eyebrows"
7.up - (used of computers) operating properlyup - (used of computers) operating properly; "how soon will the computers be up?"
functioning - performing or able to perform its regular function; "a functioning flashlight"
8.up - used upup - used up; "time is up"    
finished - ended or brought to an end; "are you finished?"; "gave me the finished manuscript"
Adv.1.up - spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher positionup - spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position; "look up!"; "the music surged up"; "the fragments flew upwards"; "prices soared upwards"; "upwardly mobile"
down, downward, downwardly, downwards - spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position; "don't fall down"; "rode the lift up and skied down"; "prices plunged downward"
2.up - to a higher intensityup - to a higher intensity; "he turned up the volume"
down - to a lower intensity; "he slowly phased down the light until the stage was completely black"
3.up - nearer to the speakerup - nearer to the speaker; "he walked up and grabbed my lapels"
4.up - to a more central or a more northerly place; "was transferred up to headquarters"; "up to Canada for a vacation"
down - away from a more central or a more northerly place; "was sent down to work at the regional office"; "worked down on the farm"; "came down for the wedding"; "flew down to Florida"
5.up - to a later timeup - to a later time; "they moved the meeting date up"; "from childhood upward"

up

preposition
ups and downs fluctuations, changes, vicissitudes, moods, ebb and flow Every relationship has a lot of ups and downs.

up

adjective
Slang. Feeling great delight and joy:
verb
To increase in amount:
Translations
إلى إنتِباهإلى درجَةٍ عاليَهإلى مكان الشَّخْصخارِج الفِراشعلى طول، في أعْلى
nahořezvýšitvzhůruzpřímanahoru
opoppeforfremmeheni
supren
ylösylöspäinhereillävalveilla
gore
felfenn vanfentodalép-ra
á fætur/fótumeftir, upp eftirendanlega; algerlegahækkahækka, auka
上がっている上げる上に上へ
위로
atnaujintasaukštynaukštyn kylantisbūti ant kojųbūti tam tikro lygio
augšāaugšupierosināt jautājumuklātpiebraukt
do pozornostihlasnejšiena programrýchlejšiesilnejšie
gornavzgorpokonci
uppuppåtuppdateraduppehöja
ในทิศทางขึ้น
yukarıyaarttırmakboyuncadaha yüksek sesle/hızla v.bkalkmış
ở trên

up

[ʌp]
When up is the second element in a phrasal verb, eg come up, throw up, walk up, look up the verb. When it is part of a set combination, eg the way up, close up, look up the other word.
A. ADVERB
1. (direction) → hacia arriba, para arriba
he looked up (towards sky) → miró hacia or para arriba
to walk up and downpasearse de un lado para otro or de arriba abajo
he's been up and down all eveningno ha parado quieto en toda la tarde
she's still a bit up and downtodavía tiene sus altibajos
to stop halfway uppararse a mitad de la subida
to throw sth up in the airlanzar algo al aire
he walked/ran up to the housecaminó/corrió hasta la casa
a blond boy went up to herun chico rubio le acercó
2. (position) the people three floors up (from me)los que viven tres pisos más arriba
up above (us) we could see a ledgepor encima (de nosotros) or sobre nuestras cabezas podíamos ver una cornisa
from up abovedesde arriba
my office is five floors upmi oficina está en el quinto piso
higher upmás arriba
up in the mountainsmontaña arriba
up in the skyen lo alto del cielo
the jug's up there, on the freezerla jarra está ahí arriba, en el congelador
the castle's up there, on top of the hillel castillo está allí arriba, en la cima del monte
3. (in northern place, capital, etc) we're up for the dayhemos venido a pasar el día
when you're next up this wayla próxima vez que pases por aquí
how long have you lived up here?¿cuánto tiempo llevas viviendo aquí?
when you're next up herela próxima vez que pases por aquí
he lives up in Scotlandvive en Escocia
up in London(allá) en Londres
up northen el norte
how long did you live up there?¿cuánto tiempo estuviste viviendo allí or allá?
the next time you're up therela próxima vez que pases por allí or allá
to go up to London/to universityir a Londres/a la universidad
4. (= standing) → de pie
while you're up, can you get me a glass of water?ya que estás de pie, ¿me puedes traer un vaso de agua?
the ladder was up against the wallla escalera estaba apoyada en or contra la pared
5. (= out of bed) to be up (= get up) → levantarse; (= be active) → estar levantado
we were up at 7nos levantamos a las 7
what time will you be up¿a qué hora te levantarás?
is Peter up yet?¿está levantado Peter?
I'm usually up by 7 o'clocknormalmente a las 7 estoy levantado
we were still up at midnighta medianoche seguíamos sin acostarnosa medianoche todavía estábamos levantados
she was up and about at 6 a.mlleva en pie desde las 6 de la mañana
to be up and about again [sick person] → estar repuesto
to be up all nightno acostarse en toda la noche
get up!¡levántate!
6. (= raised) with his head up (high)con la cabeza bien levantada or erguida
several children had their hands upvarios niños habían levantado la mano
the blinds were uplas persianas estaban subidas or levantadas
he sat in the car with the windows upse sentó en el coche con las ventanillas subidas
"this side up"este lado hacia arriba
look, the flag is up!mira, la bandera está izada
7. (in price, value) potatoes are uphan subido las patatas
the thermometer is up 2 degreesel termómetro ha subido 2 grados
the interest rate has risen sharply, up from 3% to 5%los tipos de interés han subido bruscamente del 3% al 5%
the temperature was up in the fortiesla temperatura estaba por encima de los cuarenta
prices are up on last yearlos precios han subido desde el año pasado, del año pasado a éste los precios han subido
8. (in score) we're a goal upllevamos un tanto de ventaja
we were 20 points up on themles llevábamos una ventaja de 20 puntos
9. (in terms of excellence)
to be up among or with the leadersestar a la altura de los líderes
she's right up there with the jazz greatsestá en la cumbre con los grandes del jazz
10. (= built, installed) the new building isn't up yetel nuevo edificio no está construido todavía, no han levantado el nuevo edificio todavía
the tent isn't up yetla tienda todavía no está puesta
the scaffolding is now upel andamio está puesto ahora
the notice about the outing is upel cartel de la excursión está puesto
we've got the pictures up at lastpor fin hemos puesto or colgado los cuadros
the curtains are uplas cortinas están colocadas
11. (= finished) [contract etc] → vencido, caducado
when the period is upcuando termine el plazo, cuando venza el plazo
his holiday is uphan terminado ya sus vacaciones
time is upse ha acabado el tiempo
time is up, put down your pensse ha acabado el tiempo, dejen los bolígrafos sobre la mesa
time is up for the people living here, their homes are to be demolisheda la gente que vive aquí le toca marcharse, están derribando sus casas
our time here is upno podemos quedarnos más tiempo aquí
12. (= and over)
from £2 upde 2 libras para arriba
from the age of 13 upa partir de los 13 años
13. (= knowledgeable)
he's well up in or on British politicsestá muy al corriente or al día en lo referente a la política británica
how are you up on your military history?¿cómo andan tus conocimientos de historia militar?
14. (= wrong)
there's something up with himalgo le pasa
there's something up with the TVle pasa algo a la tele
what's up?¿qué pasa?
what's up with him?¿que le pasa?
15. (in running order) first upel primero (de la lista)
next upel siguiente (de la lista)
16. (Jur) her case isn't due up until next weeksu caso no se verá hasta la próxima semana
to be up before the judge/board [person] → (tener que) comparecer ante el juez/el consejo; [case, matter] → verse ante el juez/en el consejo
17. (= risen)
the river is upel río ha subido
the sun is upha salido el sol
the tide is upla marea está alta
his blood is uple hierve la sangre
18. (Brit) (= under repair) the road is upla calle está en obras
19. (US) (Culin) two fried eggs, upun par de huevos fritos boca arriba
a bourbon (straight) upun bourbon sin hielo
20. (= mounted) a horse with Dettori upun caballo montado por Dettori
21. (in exclamations) up (with) Celtic!¡arriba el Celtic!
22. (in set expressions)
up against he's really up against itahora sí que está en un aprieto
to be up against sbtener que habérselas con algn, tener que enfrentarse a algn
up and running to be up and runningestar en funcionamiento
to get sth up and runningponer algo en funcionamiento
up for sth three seats are up for electiontres escaños salen a elecciones
most politicians up for reelection know this (= seeking) → la mayoría de los políticos que se presentan a la reelección lo saben
every two years, a third of the Senate comes up for electioncada dos años se renueva una tercera parte del Senado
to be up for sth (= ready, willing) → tener ganas de algo
are you up for it?¿estás dispuesto?
up to (= till, as far as) → hasta
up to nowhasta ahora, hasta la fecha
up to this weekhasta esta semana
up to herehasta aquí
up to £10hasta 10 libras nada más
to count up to 100contar hasta 100
we were up to our knees/waist in waterel agua nos llegaba por or hasta las rodillas/la cintura
what page are you up to?¿por qué página vas?
to be up to a task (= capable of) → estar a la altura de una tareaestar en condiciones de realizar una tarea
to be up to doing sthestar en condiciones de hacer algo
they weren't up to running a companyno estaban en condiciones de gestionar una empresa, no estaban a la altura necesaria para gestionar una empresa
to be or feel up to sth are you (feeling) up to going for a walk?¿te sientes con ganas de dar un paseo?
I don't feel up to going outno tengo ánimos para salir
see also including
to be up to sth (= doing) what are you up to?¿qué andas haciendo?
what are you up to with that knife?¿qué haces con ese cuchillo?
he's up to somethingestá tramando algo
what does he think he's up to?¿qué diablos piensa hacer?
I see what you're up tote veo venir
what have you been up to lately?¿qué has estado haciendo últimamente?
to be up to a standard/to much (= equal to) it isn't up to his usual standardno está a su nivel de siempre
the book isn't up to much (Brit) → el libro no vale mucho
to be up to sb (= depend on) it's up to you to decidete toca (a ti) decidir
I feel it is up to me to tell himcreo que me corresponde a mí decírselo
I wouldn't do it but it's up to youyo (que tú) no lo haría, pero alláorverás
I'd go, but it's up to youpor mí iría, pero depende de ti
if it were or was up to mesi dependiera de mí
B. PREPOSITION
1. (= on top of) → en lo alto de, arriba de (LAm)
he was up a ladder pruning the apple treesestaba subido a una escalera or en lo alto de una escalera podando los manzanos
to be up a treeestar en lo alto de or (LAm) arriba de un árbol
2. (= along, towards the top) he went off up the roadse fue calle arriba
put your handkerchief up your sleeveguárdate el pañuelo dentro de la manga
the heat disappears straight up the chimneyel calor se escapa chimenea arriba, el calor se escapa por lo alto de la chimenea
to travel up and down the countryviajar por todo el país
people up and down the country are sayingla gente por todo el país dice ...
they live further up the roadviven en esta calle pero más arriba
further up the pageen la misma página, más arriba
halfway up the stairsa mitad de la escalera
halfway up the mountaina mitad de la subida de la montaña
up northen el norte
up riverrío arriba
3.
up yours!¡vete a hacer puñetas!
C. NOUN
1.
ups and downsaltibajos mpl, vicisitudes fpl
the ups and downs that every politician is faced withlos altibajos a que se enfrenta todo político, las vicisitudes a que está sometido todo político
after many ups and downsdespués de mil peripecias
2.
it's on the up and up (Brit) (= improving) → va cada vez mejor (US) (= above board) → está en regla
D. ADJECTIVE
1. (Rail) [train, line] → ascendente
2. (= elated) to be upestar en plena forma
E. INTRANSITIVE VERB
1. (= jump up) he upped and hit himse levantó (de un salto) y le pegó
2. (emphatic)
she upped and left (= stood up) → se levantó y se marchó, se levantó y se largó; (= went) → fue y se marchó, fue y se largó
he upped and offedse largó sin más
F. TRANSITIVE VERB (= raise) (o.f.) [+ price, offer] → subir, aumentar
to up anchorlevar el ancla

up

[ˈʌp]
prep
(= to a higher position) to go up sth [+ hill, stairs] → monter qch; [+ ladder] → monter sur qch, monter à qch
He went up the stairs → Il a monté l'escalier.
He went up the hill → Il a monté la colline.
The bus went up the hill → Le bus a monté la colline.
to run up sth [+ stairs, hill, road] → monter qch en courant
I ran up the stairs → J'ai monté les escaliers en courant.
(= near the top of)
The cat was up a tree → Le chat était dans un arbre.
to be up a ladder → être sur une échelle
to be up a hill → être en haut d'une colline
The hotel was up a steep hill → L'hôtel se trouvait en haut d'une colline abrupte.
(= along) to come up the road [person, vehicle] → remonter la rue
up the road (= further along) → plus haut dans la rue
They live up the road → Ils habitent plus haut dans la rue.
to run up and down sth → aller et venir dans qch, faire des allées et venues dans qch
There's a lot of rushing up and down the stairs → Il y a beaucoup de va-et-vient dans les escaliers., Il y a beaucoup d'allées et venues dans les escaliers.
up yours! → va te faire voir!
adv
(= to a higher position)
He went up to Jeremy's room → Il monta dans la chambre de Jeremy.
to put one's hand up → lever la main
to throw sth up in the air → jeter qch en l'air
to rise up in the sky → s'élever dans le ciel
(= in a higher position) → en haut
up on the hill → en haut de la colline
He lives up on the hill → Il vit en haut de la colline.
up in the mountains → (là-haut) dans les montagnes
Put it a bit higher up → Mettez-le un peu plus haut.
up in the sky → (là-haut) dans le ciel
up there → là-haut
up above → au-dessus
(= facing or looking upwards) "this side up" → "haut"
(= to or in a place) to go up north → aller au nord
to live up north → vivre dans le nord
up here → ici
(= at or to a higher level) to be up [prices] → avoir monté, avoir augmenté; [numbers, rates] → avoir augmenté
to go up [prices] → augmenter, monter; [rent, numbers] → augmenter
to go up by 30% → augmenter de 30%
to walk up and down (= to and fro) → aller et venir
to rush up and down → courir dans tous les sens
(British) (= knowledgeable) to be well up in sth → s'y connaître en qch
He's well up in physics → Il s'y connaît en physique.
(= long live) up with ... ! → vive ... !
Up with Leeds United! → Vive Leeds United!
adj
(= out of bed) to be up (= out of bed) → être levé(e)
We were up at 6 → Nous étions levés à six heures.
He's not up yet → Il n'est pas encore levé.
to get up (= out of bed) → se lever
What time do you get up? → À quelle heure est-ce que tu te lèves?
up and about (after illness)sur pied
(= finished) when the year was up → à la fin de l'année
time's up → c'est l'heure
(= wrong) what's up? → qu'est-ce qu'il y a?, qu'est-ce qui ne va pas?
what's up with her? → qu'est-ce qu'elle a?, qu'est-ce qu'il lui arrive?
(= happening) what's up? (as greeting)ça va?
(= ready, enthusiastic) to be up for it → être partant(e)
(British) (= being repaired) [road] → en travaux
(= working) [computer, system, network] to be up → marcher
vi
to up and leave → ficher le camp
She just upped and left → Elle a fichu le camp sans plus attendre.
vt (= increase) [+ offer, salary, sales] → augmenter
n
to have ups and downs → connaître des hauts et des basup-and-coming adj [politician] → qui monte; [businessman, actor, singer, star] → qui monte, plein(e) d'avenir; [company] → qui monte

up


ADVERB
indicating position = in high or higher positionoben; (= to higher position)nach oben; up theredort oben, droben (liter, S Ger); up here on the roofhier oben auf dem Dach; on your way up (to see us/them)auf dem Weg (zu uns/ihnen) hinauf; he climbed all the way up (to us/them)er ist den ganzen Weg (zu uns/ihnen) hochgeklettert; to stop halfway upauf halber Höhe anhalten; we were 6,000 m up when …wir waren 6.000 m hoch, als …; 5 floors up5 Stockwerke hoch; 3 floors up from me3 Stockwerke über mir; they were up abovesie waren hoch oben; I looked up (above)ich schaute nach oben; this side updiese Seite oben!; a little further upein bisschen weiter oben; to go a little further upein bisschen höher (hinauf)gehen; hang the picture a bit higher uphäng das Bild ein bisschen höher; stick the notice up herehäng den Anschlag hier hin; from up on the hillvom Berg oben; up on top (of the cupboard)ganz oben (auf dem Schrank); up in the mountains/skyoben or droben (liter, S Ger) → in den Bergen/am Himmel; the temperature was up in the thirtiesdie Temperatur war über dreißig Grad; the sun/moon is updie Sonne/der Mond ist aufgegangen; the tide is upes ist Flut, die Flut ist da; the wind is upder Wind hat aufgefrischt; with his collar upmit hochgeschlagenem Kragen; the road is up (Brit) → die Straße ist aufgegraben; to be up with the leadersvorn bei den Führenden sein; to move up into the leadnach vorn an die Spitze kommen; Red Rum with Joe Smith upRed Rum unter Joe Smith; up and away the balloon sailedder Ballon stieg auf und schwebte davon; then up jumps Richard and says …und dann springt Richard auf und sagt; the needle was up at 95die Nadel stand auf 95; come on, up, that’s my chair!komm, auf mit dir, das ist mein Stuhl!; up! he shouted to his horsespring! schrie er seinem Pferd zu; up with the Liberals!hoch die Liberalen!; up with Spurs!Spurs hoch!; up yours! (sl)leck mich (inf), → fick dich! (vulg)
= installed, built to be up (building)stehen; (tent also)aufgeschlagen sein; (scaffolding)aufgestellt sein; (notice)hängen, angeschlagen sein; (picture)hängen, aufgehängt sein; (shutters)zu sein; (shelves, wallpaper, curtains, pictures)hängen; the new houses went up very quicklydie neuen Häuser sind sehr schnell gebaut or hochgezogen (inf)worden
? to be up and runninglaufen; (committee etc)in Gang sein; (business etc)einwandfrei funktionieren; (= be on the market)auf dem Markt sein
? to get sth up and runningetw zum Laufen bringen; committee etcetw in Gang setzen; have you got your computer up and running yet?läuft dein Computer schon?
= not in bedauf; up (with you)!auf mit dir!, raus aus dem Bett (inf); to be up and aboutauf sein; (after illness also) → auf den Beinen sein; she was up all night with him (= looking after him)sie war seinetwegen die ganze Nacht auf
= northoben; up in Invernessin Inverness oben, oben in Inverness; we are going up to Aberdeenwir fahren nach Aberdeen (hinauf); to be/live up northim Norden sein/wohnen; to go up northin den Norden fahren; up from the countryvom Lande; we’re up for the daywir sind (nur) für heute hier; he was up at Susie’s placeer war bei Susie zu Hause
= at university Brit → am Studienort; the students are only up for half the yeardie Studenten sind nur die Hälfte des Jahres am Studienort; to go up to Cambridge(zum Studium) nach Cambridge gehen; he was up at Oxford in 1982er hat 1982 in Oxford studiert
in price, value → gestiegen (on gegenüber); my shares are up 70pmeine Aktien sind um 70 Pence gestiegen; then up go prices againund wieder steigen die Preise
in score to be 3 goals upmit 3 Toren führen or vorn liegen (on gegenüber); the score was 9 up (US) → es stand 9 beide; I’ll play you 100 upich spiele auf 100 (mit dir); we were £100 up on the dealwir haben bei dem Geschäft £ 100 gemacht; to be one up on somebodyjdm um einen Schritt voraus sein
= upwards from £10 upvon £ 10 (an) aufwärts, ab £ 10; from the age of 13 upab (dem Alter von) 13 Jahren, von 13 Jahren aufwärts
= wrong inf what’s up?was ist los?; what’s up with him?was ist mit dem los?, was ist los mit ihm?; something is up (= wrong)da stimmt irgendetwas nicht; (= happening)da ist irgendetwas im Gange; there’s something up with itirgendetwas stimmt damit nicht or hier nicht
= knowledgeablefirm, beschlagen (→ in, on in +dat); he’s well up on foreign affairsin außenpolitischen Fragen kennt er sich aus or ist er firm; I’m not very up on French historyin französischer Geschichte bin ich nicht sehr beschlagen
= finished time’s updie Zeit ist um, die Zeit ist zu Ende; the weekend is nearly updas Wochenende ist fast zu Ende or fast vorüber; to eat/use something upetw aufessen/aufbrauchen; it’s all up with him (inf)es ist aus mit ihm (inf), → es ist mit ihm zu Ende
set structures
? up against it was up against the walles war an die Wand gelehnt; put it up against the walllehne es an die Wand; to be up against a difficulty/an opponenteinem Problem/Gegner gegenüberstehen, es mit einem Problem/Gegner zu tun haben; I fully realize what I’m up againstmir ist völlig klar, womit ich es hier zu tun habe; they were really up against itsie hatten wirklich schwer zu schaffen
? up and downauf und ab; to walk up and downauf und ab gehen; to bounce up and downhochfedern, auf und ab hüpfen; he’s been up and down all evening (from seat) → er hat den ganzen Abend keine Minute still gesessen; (on stairs) → er ist den ganzen Abend die Treppe rauf- und runtergerannt; she’s still a bit up and down (after illness etc) → es geht ihr immer noch mal besser, mal schlechter
? up before the matter is up before the committeedie Sache ist vor dem Ausschuss; the boys were up before the head teacherdie Jungen sind vor den Direktor zitiert worden; to be up before the Court/before Judge Smith (case)verhandelt werden/von Richter Smith verhandelt werden; (person)vor Gericht/Richter Smith stehen
? up for to be up for salezu verkaufen sein; to be up for discussionzur Diskussion stehen; to be up for election (candidate)zur Wahl aufgestellt sein; (candidates)zur Wahl stehen; to be up for trialvor Gericht stehen
? up to
bis; up to now/herebis jetzt/hier; to count up to 100bis 100 zählen; up to £100bis zu £ 100; it holds up to 8es fasst bis zu 8; I’m up to here in work/debt (inf)ich stecke bis hier in Arbeit/Schulden; I’m full up to here (inf)ich bin bis oben (hin) voll (inf); what page are you up to?bis zu welcher Seite bist du gekommen?
I don’t feel up to itich fühle mich dem nicht gewachsen; (= not well enough)ich fühle mich nicht wohl genug dazu; it isn’t up to muchdamit ist nicht viel los (inf); is he up to the heavier weights?schafft er schwerere Gewichte?; he isn’t up to running the company by himselfer hat nicht das Zeug dazu, die Firma allein zu leiten; it isn’t up to his usual standarddas ist nicht sein sonstiges Niveau; we’re going up Ben Nevis — are you sure you’re up to it?wir wollen Ben Nevis besteigenglaubst du, dass du das schaffst?
? to be up to sb
it’s up to us to help himwir sollten ihm helfen; if it were up to mewenn es nach mir ginge; the success of this project is up to you nowwie erfolgreich dieses Projekt wird, hängt jetzt nur noch von Ihnen (selbst) ab, es liegt jetzt ganz an Ihnen, ob dieses Projekt ein Erfolg wird; it’s up to you whether you go or notes liegt an or bei dir or es bleibt dir überlassen, ob du gehst oder nicht; I’d like to accept, but it isn’t up to meich würde gerne annehmen, aber ich habe da nicht zu bestimmen or aber das hängt nicht von mir ab; shall I take it? — that’s entirely up to yousoll ich es nehmen? — das müssen Sie selbst wissen; what colour shall I choose? — (it’s) up to youwelche Farbe soll ich nehmen? — das ist deine Entscheidung
it’s up to the government to put this rightes ist Sache der Regierung, das richtigzustellen; it’s not up to the governmentdas ist nicht Sache der Regierung
? to be up to sth (inf) what’s he up to? (= actually doing)was macht er da?; (= planning etc)was hat er vor?; (suspiciously) → was führt er im Schilde?; what have you been up to?was hast du angestellt?; what are you up to with that?was hast du damit vor?; he’s up to no gooder führt nichts Gutes im Schilde; I’m sure he’s up to somethingich bin sicher, er hat etwas vor or (sth suspicious) → er führt irgendetwas im Schilde; (child)ich bin sicher, er stellt irgendetwas an; hey you! what do you think you’re up to!he Sie, was machen Sie eigentlich da!; what does he think he’s up to?was soll das eigentlich?, was hat er eigentlich vor?
PREPOSITION
oben auf (+dat); (with movement) → hinauf (+acc); further up the pageweiter oben auf der Seite; to live up the hillam Berg wohnen; to go up the hillden Berg hinaufgehen; they live further up the hill/streetsie wohnen weiter oben am Berg/weiter die Straße entlang; he lives up a dark alleyer wohnt am Ende einer dunklen Gasse; up the road from me(von mir) die Straße entlang; he went off up the roader ging (weg) die Straße hinauf; he hid it up the chimneyer versteckte es (oben) im Kamin; the water goes up this pipedas Wasser geht durch dieses Rohr; up one’s sleeve (position) → im Ärmel; (motion) → in den Ärmel; as I travel up and down the countrywenn ich so durchs Land reise; I’ve been up and down the stairs all nightich bin in der Nacht immer nur die Treppe rauf- und runtergerannt; he was up the pub (Brit inf) → er war in der Kneipe (inf); let’s go up the pub/up Johnny’s place (inf)gehen wir doch zur Kneipe/zu Johnny (inf); to go up to somebodyauf jdn zugehen
NOUN
? ups and downsgute und schlechte Zeiten pl; (of life)Höhen und Tiefen pl; after many ups and downsnach vielen Höhen und Tiefen; they have their ups and downsbei ihnen gibt es auch gute und schlechte Zeiten
? to be on the up and up (inf: = improving) → auf dem aufsteigenden Ast sein (inf); he/his career is on the up and up (inf)mit ihm/seiner Karriere geht es aufwärts
ADJECTIVE
(= going up) escalatornach oben; (Rail) train, linezur nächsten größeren Stadt; platform 14 is the up platformauf Bahnsteig 14 fahren die Züge nach London etc
TRANSITIVE VERB
(inf) price, offerhinaufsetzen; productionankurbeln; beterhöhen (→ to auf +acc)
INTRANSITIVE VERB
(inf) she upped and left himsie verließ ihn ganz plötzlich or Knall auf Fall (inf); he upped and raner rannte ganz plötzlich davon

up

(ap) adverb, adjective
1. to, or at, a higher or better position. Is the elevator going up?; The office is up on the top floor; She looked up at him; The price of coffee is up again.
2. erect. Sit/Stand up; He got up from his chair.
3. out of bed. What time do you get up?; I'll be up all night finishing this work.
4. to the place or person mentioned or understood. A taxi drove up and she got in; He came up (to me) and shook hands.
5. into the presence, or consideration, of a person, group of people etc. He brought up the subject during the conversation.
6. to an increased degree eg of loudness, speed etc. Please turn the radio up a little!; Speak up! I can't hear you
7. used to indicate completeness; throughly or finally. You'll end up in hospital if you don't drive more carefully; Help me wash up the dishes!; I've used up the whole supply of paper; He tore up the letter.
preposition
1. to or at a higher level on. He climbed up the tree.
2. (at a place) along. They walked up the street; Their house is up the road.
3. towards the source of (a river). When do the salmon start swimming up the river?
verbpast tense, past participle upped
to increase (a price etc). They upped the price that they wanted for their house.
ˈupward adjective
going up or directed up. They took the upward path; an upward glance.
ˈupward(s) adverb
(facing) towards a higher place or level. He was lying on the floor face upwards; The path led upwards.
ˌup-and-ˈcoming adjective
(of eg a person starting a career) progressing well. an up-and-coming young doctor.
ˌupˈhill adverb
up a slope. We travelled uphill for several hours.
adjective
1. sloping upwards; ascending. an uphill road.
2. difficult. This will be an uphill struggle.
ˌupˈstairs adverb
on or to an upper floor. His room is upstairs; She went upstairs to her bedroom.
nounplural upˈstairs
the upper floor(s). The ground floor needs painting, but the upstairs is nice; (also adjective) an upstairs sitting room.
upˈstream adverb
towards the upper part or source of a stream, river etc. Salmon swim upstream to lay their eggs.
be up and about
to be out of bed. I've been up and about for hours; Is she up and about again after her accident?
be up to
1. to be busy or occupied with (an activity etc). What is he up to now?
2. to be capable of. He isn't quite up to the job.
3. to reach the standard of. This work isn't up to your best.
4. to be the duty or privilege of. It's up to you to decide; The final choice is up to him.
up to
as far, or as much, as. He counted up to 100; Up to now, the work has been easy.
up to date
1. completed etc up to the present time. Is the catalogue up to date?
2. modern and in touch with the latest ideas. This method is up to date.

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up

prep., adv. arriba, en lo alto.

up

adv hacia arriba, para arriba; (high) alto, elevado; Look up..Mire hacia arriba...from the waist up..de la cintura para arriba...Your sugar is up..Su azúcar está alto (elevado).