go up


go up
verb
1. move upward (Freq. 19)
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The fog lifted

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The smoke arose from the forest fire

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The mist uprose from the meadows

Syn: ↑rise, ↑lift, ↑arise, ↑move up, ↑come up, ↑uprise
Ant: ↑fall (for: ↑rise)
See Also: ↑rise up (for: ↑rise)
Derivationally related forms: ↑lift (for: ↑lift), ↑rise (for: ↑rise), ↑rising (for: ↑rise)
Hypernyms: ↑travel, ↑go, ↑move, ↑locomote
Hyponyms:
scend, ↑surge, ↑climb, ↑climb up, ↑mount, ↑soar, ↑soar up, ↑soar upwards, ↑zoom, ↑rocket, ↑skyrocket, ↑bubble, ↑uplift, ↑chandelle, ↑steam, ↑rise, ↑come up, ↑uprise, ↑ascend
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

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Somebody ——s

2. increase in value or to a higher point (Freq. 7)
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prices climbed steeply

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the value of our house rose sharply last year

Syn: ↑rise, ↑climb
Derivationally related forms: ↑climbing (for: ↑climb), ↑rise (for: ↑rise)
Hypernyms: ↑grow
Hyponyms: ↑soar, ↑bull
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

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The stock market is going to go up

3. move towards (Freq. 4)
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We were approaching our destination

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They are drawing near

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The enemy army came nearer and nearer

Syn: ↑approach, ↑near, ↑come on, ↑draw near, ↑draw close, ↑come near
Derivationally related forms: ↑approachable (for: ↑approach), ↑approach (for: ↑approach)
Hypernyms: ↑come, ↑come up
Hyponyms:
Verb Group: ↑approach, ↑come near
Entailment: ↑advance, ↑progress, ↑pass on, ↑move on, ↑march on, ↑go on
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

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Somebody ——s

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Somebody ——s something

4. be erected, built, or constructed (Freq. 2)
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New buildings are going up everywhere

Hypernyms: ↑rise, ↑lift, ↑arise, ↑move up, ↑come up, ↑uprise
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

5. go upward with gradual or continuous progress (Freq. 2)
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Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?

Syn: ↑climb, ↑climb up, ↑mount
See Also: ↑climb on (for: ↑climb), ↑climb down (for: ↑climb)
Derivationally related forms: ↑mount (for: ↑mount), ↑mounter (for: ↑mount), ↑mounting (for: ↑mount), ↑climb (for: ↑climb), ↑climber (for: ↑climb), ↑climbing (for: ↑climb)
Hypernyms: ↑rise, ↑lift, ↑arise, ↑move up, ↑come up, ↑uprise
Hyponyms: ↑scale, ↑escalade, ↑ramp, ↑mountaineer, ↑ride
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s PP

6. burn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire (Freq. 1)
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The hut burned down

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The mountain of paper went up in flames

Syn: ↑burn down, ↑burn up
Hypernyms: ↑burn, ↑combust
Hyponyms: ↑incinerate
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

7. travel up, "We ascended the mountain"
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go up a ladder

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The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope

Syn: ↑ascend
Ant: ↑descend (for: ↑ascend)
Derivationally related forms: ↑ascendable (for: ↑ascend), ↑ascensive (for: ↑ascend), ↑ascendant (for: ↑ascend), ↑ascension (for: ↑ascend), ↑ascent (for: ↑ascend), ↑ascender (for: ↑ascend)
Hypernyms: ↑travel, ↑go, ↑move, ↑locomote
Hyponyms: ↑surface, ↑come up, ↑rise up, ↑rise, ↑uprise
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s

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Somebody ——s something

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The airplane is sure to go up


Useful english dictionary. 2012.