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English verb: go up

1. go up (motion) move upward


SamplesThe fog lifted.
The smoke arose from the forest fire.
The mist uprose from the meadows.


Synonymsarise, come up, lift, move up, rise, uprise


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel


Narrower (hyponym)ascend, bubble, chandelle, climb, climb up, come up, go up, go up, mount, rise, rocket, scend, skyrocket, soar, soar up, soar upwards, steam, surge, surge, uplift, uprise, zoom


Antonymscome down, descend, go down, fall

2. go up (change) increase in value or to a higher point


SamplesPrices climbed steeply.
The value of our house rose sharply last year.


ExamplesThe stock market is going to go up


Synonymsclimb, rise


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)grow


Narrower (hyponym)bull, soar

3. go up (motion) move towards


SamplesWe were approaching our destination.
They are drawing near.
The enemy army came nearer and nearer.


Synonymsapproach, come near, come on, draw close, draw near, near


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)come, come up


Narrower (hyponym)bear down on, bear down upon, close, crowd, drive up, edge in, edge up, push


Entailadvance, go on, march on, move on, pass on, progress


Verb groupapproach, come near

4. go up (motion) be erected, built, or constructed


SamplesNew buildings are going up everywhere.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)arise, come up, go up, lift, move up, rise, uprise

5. go up (motion) go upward with gradual or continuous progress


SamplesDid you ever climb up the hill behind your house?.


Synonymsclimb, climb up, mount


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)arise, come up, go up, lift, move up, rise, uprise


Narrower (hyponym)escalade, mountaineer, ramp, ride, scale

6. go up (change) burn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire


SamplesThe hut burned down.
The mountain of paper went up in flames.


Synonymsburn down, burn up


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)burn, combust


Narrower (hyponym)incinerate

7. go up (motion) travel up,


SamplesWe ascended the mountain.
Go up a ladder.
The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope.


ExamplesThe airplane is sure to go up


Synonymsascend


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel


Narrower (hyponym)come up, rise, rise up, surface, uprise


Antonymscome down, descend, go down, fall









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