get up

Primary Meanings of get up

1.
v
rise to one's feet
2.
v
develop
3.
v
put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
4.
v
study intensively, as before an exam
Full Definitions of get up
1

v rise to one's feet

“The audience got up and applauded”
Synonyms:
arise, rise, stand up, uprise
Antonyms:
sit, sit down
take a seat
lie, lie down
assume a reclining position
sit, sit down
be seated
lie
be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position
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Types:
take the floor
stand up to dance
Type of:
change posture
undergo a change in bodily posture

v get up and out of bed

“I get up at 7 A.M. every day”
Synonyms:
arise, rise, turn out, uprise
Antonyms:
bed, crawl in, go to bed, go to sleep, hit the hay, hit the sack, kip down, retire, sack out, turn in
prepare for sleep

v raise from a lower to a higher position

Synonyms:
bring up, elevate, lift, raise
Antonyms:
bring down, get down, let down, lower, take down
move something or somebody to a lower position
Types:
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jack, jack up
lift with a special device
shoulder
lift onto one's shoulders
kick up
cause to rise by kicking
hoist, lift, wind
raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help
trice, trice up
raise with a line
hoist, run up
raise
hoist
move from one place to another by lifting
pump
raise (gases or fluids) with a pump
levitate
cause to rise in the air and float, as if in defiance of gravity
underlay
raise or support (the level of printing) by inserting a piece of paper or cardboard under the type
skid
elevate onto skids
pinnacle
raise on or as if on a pinnacle
chin, chin up
raise oneself while hanging from one's hands until one's chin is level with the support bar
leaven, prove, raise
cause to puff up with a leaven
heighten
increase the height of
boost, hike, hike up
increase
gather up, lift up, pick up
take and lift upward
erect, rear
cause to rise up
trice, trice up
hoist up or in and lash or secure with a small rope
pitch, set up
erect and fasten
cock up, prick, prick up
raise
Type of:
displace, move
cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

v cause to rise

Type of:
bring up, elevate, lift, raise
raise from a lower to a higher position
2

v develop

Synonyms:
work up
Type of:
acquire, develop, get, grow, produce
come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)

v arrange by systematic planning and united effort

Synonyms:
devise, machinate, organise, organize, prepare
Types:
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mount, put on
prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance
lay
prepare or position for action or operation
set up
begin, or enable someone else to begin, a venture by providing the means, logistics, etc.
sandwich
make into a sandwich
spatchcock
prepare for eating if or as if a spatchcock
embattle
prepare for battle or conflict
rerun
rerun a performance of a play, for example
Type of:
initiate, pioneer
take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of
3

v put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive

Synonyms:
attire, deck out, deck up, dress up, fancy up, fig out, fig up, gussy up, overdress, prink, rig out, tog out, tog up, trick out, trick up
dress, dress up
dress in a certain manner
costume, dress up
dress in a costume
Antonyms:
dress down, underdress
dress informally and casually
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dress, plume, preen, primp
dress or groom with elaborate care
prank
dress up showily
tart up
dress up in a cheap and provocative way
enrobe
adorn with a robe
bedizen, dizen
dress up garishly and tastelessly
Type of:
dress, get dressed
put on clothes
4

v study intensively, as before an exam

Synonyms:
bone, bone up, cram, drum, grind away, mug up, swot, swot up
cram
prepare (students) hastily for an impending exam
Type of:
hit the books, study
learn by reading books

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