Definitions for: Get Up


[v] get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night"
[v] cause to rise; "The sergeant got us up at 2 A.M."
[v] 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"
[v] develop, as of an appetite
[v] study intensively, as before an exam; "I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam"
[v] arrange by systematic planning and united effort; "machinate a plot"; "organize a strike"; "devise a plan to take over the director's office"
[v] raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
[v] rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded"



Webster (1913) Definition: Get"-up, n.
General composition or structure; manner in which the parts
of a thing are combined; make-up; style of dress, etc.
[Colloq.] --H. Kingsley.

Synonyms: arise, attire, bone, bone up, bring up, cram, deck out, deck up, devise, dress up, drum, elevate, fancy up, fig out, fig up, grind away, gussy up, lift, machinate, mug up, organise, organize, overdress, prepare, prink, raise, rig out, rise, stand up, swot, swot up, tog out, tog up, trick out, trick up, turn out, uprise, work up

Antonyms: bring down, crawl in, dress down, get down, get into bed, go to bed, go to sleep, hit the hay, hit the sack, kip down, let down, lie, lie down, lower, retire, sack out, sit, sit down, take down, turn in, underdress

See Also: acquire, arise, bedizen, boost, bring up, change posture, chin, chin up, come up, develop, displace, dizen, elevate, enrobe, erect, gather up, get, get dressed, get up, get up, go up, grow, heighten, hike, hike up, hit the books, hoist, initiate, jack, jack up, kick up, lay, leaven, levitate, lift, lift up, mount, move, move up, pick up, pinnacle, pioneer, plume, prank, preen, primp, produce, prove, pump, put on, raise, rear, rise, run up, sandwich, set up, shoulder, skid, spatchcock, study, take the floor, tart up, trice, trice up, underlay, uprise, wind

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