get up

Definitions of get up
  1. verb
    rise to one's feet
    “The audience got up and applauded”
    synonyms: arise, rise, stand up, uprise
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    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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    take the floor
    stand up to dance
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    change posture
    undergo a change in bodily posture
  2. verb
    get up and out of bed
    “I get up at 7 A.M. every day”
    synonyms: arise, rise, turn out, uprise
  3. verb
    raise from a lower to a higher position
    synonyms: bring up, elevate, lift, raise
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    Antonyms:
    bring down, get down, let down, lower, take down
    move something or somebody to a lower position
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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
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    displace, move
    cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
  4. verb
    cause to rise
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    bring up, elevate, lift, raise
    raise from a lower to a higher position
  5. verb
    develop
    synonyms: work up
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    type of:
    acquire, develop, get, grow, produce
    come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
  6. verb
    arrange by systematic planning and united effort
    synonyms: devise, machinate, organise, organize, prepare
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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
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    initiate, pioneer
    take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of
  7. verb
    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
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    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
  8. verb
    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
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    hit the books, study
    learn by reading books
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