1 spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position; "look up!"; "the music surged up"; "the fragments flew upwards"; "prices soared upwards"; "upwardly mobile" [syn: up, upward, upwardly] [ant: down, down, down, down]
- Towards a higher place; towards what is above.
- To a higher figure or amount.
- Towards something which is higher in order, larger, superior etc.
- Backwards in time, into the past.
- To or into later life.
Up may refer to:
- A relative direction, the opposite of down
- Experiencing the effects of psychoactive drugs
- At bat, in baseball, when a player is facing the pitcher
- On-line, in computing, the state of being available for use and functioning normally
- Up quark, a particle described by the Standard Model theory of physics
- Up! (film), a 1976 soft core sex comedy
- Up (1984 film), a short film
- Up (2009 film), an upcoming film by Pixar Animation Studios
- A railroad direction in the United Kingdom and China
- The Volkswagen up! concept car
Science and technology
- Unified Process, a popular software development process framework
- Universidade Pedagógica, in Mozambique
- University of Pennsylvania, in the United States
- University of Portland, in the United States
- Univerzita Palackého, in the Czech Republic
- Universidad Panamericana, in Mexico
- University of Patras, in Greece
- University of the Philippines, in the Philippines
- University of Porto, in Portugal
- University of Pretoria, in South Africa
- A University Press at any major university
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