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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (7)

1. move upward;
- Example: "The fog lifted"
- Example: "The smoke arose from the forest fire"
- Example: "The mist uprose from the meadows"
[syn: rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise]

2. increase in value or to a higher point;
- Example: "prices climbed steeply"
- Example: "the value of our house rose sharply last year"
[syn: rise, go up, climb]

3. move towards;
- Example: "We were approaching our destination"
- Example: "They are drawing near"
- Example: "The enemy army came nearer and nearer"
[syn: approach, near, come on, go up, draw near, draw close, come near]

4. be erected, built, or constructed;
- Example: "New buildings are going up everywhere"

5. go upward with gradual or continuous progress;
- Example: "Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"
[syn: climb, climb up, mount, go up]

6. burn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire;
- Example: "The hut burned down"
- Example: "The mountain of paper went up in flames"
[syn: burn down, burn up, go up]

7. travel up, "We ascended the mountain";
- Example: "go up a ladder"
- Example: "The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope"
[syn: ascend, go up]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

go up v 1: move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows" [syn: rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise] [ant: come down, descend, fall, go down] 2: increase in value or to a higher point; "prices climbed steeply"; "the value of our house rose sharply last year" [syn: rise, go up, climb] 3: move towards; "We were approaching our destination"; "They are drawing near"; "The enemy army came nearer and nearer" [syn: approach, near, come on, go up, draw near, draw close, come near] 4: be erected, built, or constructed; "New buildings are going up everywhere" 5: go upward with gradual or continuous progress; "Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?" [syn: climb, climb up, mount, go up] 6: burn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire; "The hut burned down"; "The mountain of paper went up in flames" [syn: burn down, burn up, go up] 7: travel up, "We ascended the mountain"; "go up a ladder"; "The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope" [syn: ascend, go up] [ant: come down, descend, fall, go down]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

79 Moby Thesaurus words for "go up": accrue, accumulate, advance, appreciate, arise, ascend, balloon, be ruined, become insolvent, bloat, boom, break, breed, broaden, bust, collapse, come up, crash, crescendo, curl upwards, develop, fail, fold, fold up, gain, gain strength, get ahead, go bankrupt, go broke, go into receivership, go to glory, go to hell, go to perdition, go to pot, go to ruin, go to shivers, go to smash, go to smithereens, go under, go wrong, grow, grow up, increase, intensify, levitate, loom, mount, multiply, proliferate, rear, rear up, rise, rise up, run up, shoot up, shut down, snowball, spiral, spire, spread, stand up, strengthen, surge, swarm up, sweep up, swell, tower, up, upgo, upgrow, upheave, uprise, upspin, upstream, upsurge, upswarm, upwind, wax, widen