go up

PRIMARY MEANINGS OF: go up

1
v
move upward
2
v
be erected, built, or constructed
3
v
burn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire
FULL DEFINITIONS OF: go up
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v move upward

Synonyms:
arise, come up, lift, move up, rise, uprise
Antonyms:
come down, descend, fall, go down
move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
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scend, surge
rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave
climb, climb up, mount
go upward with gradual or continuous progress
soar, soar up, soar upwards, surge, zoom
rise rapidly
rocket, skyrocket
shoot up abruptly, like a rocket
bubble
rise in bubbles or as if in bubbles
uplift
lift up from the earth, as by geologic forces
chandelle
climb suddenly and steeply
steam
rise as vapor
ascend, come up, rise, uprise
come up, of celestial bodies
scale
climb up by means of a ladder
escalade
climb up and over
ramp
creep up -- used especially of plants
mountaineer
climb mountains for pleasure as a sport
billow, wallow
rise up as if in waves
ride
climb up on the body
Type of:
go, locomote, move, travel
change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

v go upward with gradual or continuous progress

Synonyms:
climb, climb up, mount
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scale
climb up by means of a ladder
escalade
climb up and over
ramp
creep up -- used especially of plants
mountaineer
climb mountains for pleasure as a sport
ride
climb up on the body
Type of:
arise, come up, lift, move up, rise, uprise
move upward

v increase in value or to a higher point

Synonyms:
climb, rise
Types:
soar
go or move upward
bull
advance in price
Type of:
grow
become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain

v travel up, "We ascended the mountain"

go up a ladder”
Synonyms:
ascend
Antonyms:
come down, descend, fall, go down
move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
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come up, rise, rise up, surface
come to the surface
uprise
ascend as a sound
emerge
come up to the surface of or rise
resurface
reappear on the surface
bubble up, intumesce
move upwards in bubbles, as from the effect of heating; also used metaphorically
swell, well
come up, as of a liquid
Type of:
go, locomote, move, travel
change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

v move towards

Synonyms:
approach, come near, come on, draw close, draw near, near
approach, come near
come near in time
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drive up
approach while driving
bear down on, bear down upon
sail towards another vessel, of a ship
edge in, edge up
push one's way into (a space)
close
draw near
crowd, push
approach a certain age or speed
Type of:
come, come up
move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
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v be erected, built, or constructed

“New buildings are going up everywhere”
Type of:
arise, come up, lift, move up, rise, uprise
move upward
3

v burn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire

“The mountain of paper went up in flames”
Synonyms:
burn down, burn up
Types:
incinerate
become reduced to ashes
Type of:
burn, combust
undergo combustion
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