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  Definition of get up
  1. get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night"
  2. cause to rise; "The sergeant got us up at 2 A.M."
  3. put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive; "She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera"; "The young girls were all fancied up for the party"
  4. develop; "we worked up an as of an appetite"
  5. study intensively, as before an exam; "I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam"
  6. arrange by systematic planning and united effort; "machinate a plot"; "organize a strike"; "devise a plan to take over the director''s office"
  7. raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
  8. rise to one''s feet; "The audience got up and applauded"
Similar Words: turn out, arise, uprise, rise, dress up, fig out, fig up, deck up, gussy up, fancy up, trick up, deck out, trick out, prink, attire, rig out, tog up, tog out, overdress, work up, cram, grind away, drum, bone up, swot, mug up, swot up, bone, organize, organise, prepare, devise, machinate, raise, lift, elevate, bring up, stand up

 

See Also: dress, get dressed, pick up, lift up, gather up

 

Hyponyms: preen, primp, plume, dress, prank, tart up, enrobe, bedizen, dizen, mount, put on, lay, set up, sandwich, spatchcock, jack, jack up, shoulder, kick up, hoist, lift, wind, trice, trice up, run up, pump, levitate, underlay, skid, pinnacle, chin, chin up, raise, leaven, prove, heighten, hike, hike up, boost, pick up, lift up, gather up, rear, erect, take the floor

 

Grouped Verbs: dress, dress up, costume, cram

 

Derivational Morphology: rise, ascent, ascension, ascending, riser, rigout, outfit, getup, rig, turnout, attire, garb, dress, swot, grind, nerd, wonk, dweeb, crammer, intrigue, machination, planner, contriver, deviser, devising, fashioning, making, organization, organisation, constitution, establishment, formation, natural elevation, elevation, lift, raising, elevator, raise, heave, airlift, ski tow, ski lift, weightlifter, lifter, acclivity, climb, upgrade

 

Anagrams: getup

 

 
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