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  Definition of go up
  1. increase in value or to a higher point; "prices climbed steeply"; "the value of our house rose sharply last year"
  2. burn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire; "The hut burned down"; "The mountain of paper went up in flames"
  3. go upward with gradual or continuous progress; "Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"
  4. be erected, built, or constructed; "New buildings are going up everywhere"
  5. move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"
  6. travel up, "We ascended the mountain"; "go up a ladder"; "The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope"
  7. move towards; "We were approaching our destination"; "They are drawing near"; "The enemy army came nearer and nearer"
Similar Words: rise, climb, burn down, burn up, climb up, mount, lift, arise, move up, come up, uprise, ascend, approach, near, come on, draw near, draw close, come near

 

See Also: hop on, mount, mount up, get on, jump on, climb on, bestride, alight, climb down, surface, come up, rise up, rise

 

Hyponyms: soar, bull, incinerate, scale, escalade, ramp, mountaineer, ride, scend, surge, climb, climb up, mount, soar up, soar upwards, zoom, rocket, skyrocket, uplift, chandelle, steam, rise, come up, uprise, ascend, surface, rise up, drive up, bear down on, bear down upon, edge in, edge up, close, push, crowd

 

Grouped Verbs: approach, come near

 

Entailments: advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on

 

Derivational Morphology: climb, climbing, mounting, advance, rise, mount, mounter, climber, ascent, acclivity, raise, upgrade, crampon, crampoon, climbing iron, elevation, lift, raising, rising, ascension, ascending, ascender, approach, approaching, coming

 

 
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