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Meaning of GO UP

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  1. [v]  increase in value or to a higher point; "prices climbed steeply"; "the value of our house rose sharply last year"
  2. [v]  burn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire; "The hut burned down"; "The mountain of paper went up in flames"
  3. [v]  go upward with gradual or continuous progress; "Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"
  4. [v]  be erected, built, or constructed; "New buildings are going up everywhere"
  5. [v]  move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"
  6. [v]  travel up, "We ascended the mountain"; "go up a ladder"; "The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope"
  7. [v]  move towards; "We were approaching our destination"; "They are drawing near"; "The enemy army came nearer and nearer"
 Synonyms: approach, burn down, burn up, climb, climb, climb up, come near, come on, draw close, draw near, mount, near, rise
 Antonyms: come down, descend, fall, go down
 See Also: advance, alight, arise, ascend, bear down on, bear down upon, bestride, bull, burn, chandelle, climb down, climb on, close, combust, come, come up, crowd, drive up, edge in, edge up, escalade, get on, go, go on, go up, grow, hop on, incinerate, jump on, lift, locomote, march on, mount up, mountaineer, move, move on, move up, pass on, progress, push, ramp, ride, rise, rise up, rocket, scale, scend, skyrocket, soar, soar, soar up, soar upwards, steam, surface, surge, travel, uplift, uprise, zoom



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 Related Terms: accrue, accumulate, advance, appreciate, arise, ascend, balloon, be ruined, become insolvent, bloat, boom, break, breed, broaden, bust, collapse, come up, crash, crescendo, curl upwards, develop, fail, fold, fold up, gain, gain strength, get ahead, go bankrupt, go broke, go into receivership, go to glory, go to hell, go to perdition, go to pot, go to ruin, go to shivers, go to smash, go to smithereens, go under, go wrong, grow, grow up, increase, intensify, levitate, loom, mount, multiply, proliferate, rear, rear up, rise, rise up, run up, shoot up, shut down, snowball, spiral, spire, spread, stand up, strengthen, surge, swarm up, sweep up, swell, tower, up, upgo, upgrow, upheave, uprise, upspin, upstream, upsurge, upswarm, upwind, wax, widen