English dictionary

Hint: Wildcards can be used multiple times in a query.

English verb: get up

1. get up (motion) rise to one's feet

SamplesThe audience got up and applauded.

ExamplesSam and Sue get up

Synonymsarise, rise, stand up, uprise

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)change posture

Narrower (hyponym)take the floor

Antonymslie down, sit down, sit, lie

2. get up (body) get up and out of bed

SamplesI get up at 7 A.M. every day.
They rose early.
He uprose at night.

Synonymsarise, rise, turn out, uprise

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Antonymscrawl in, go to bed, go to sleep, hit the hay, hit the sack, kip down, sack out, turn in, bed, retire

3. get up (motion) raise from a lower to a higher position

SamplesRaise your hands.
Lift a load.

ExamplesThe men get up the chairs

Synonymsbring up, elevate, lift, raise

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

Broader (hypernym)displace, move

Narrower (hyponym)boost, chin, chin up, erect, gather up, get up, heighten, hike, hike up, hoist, hoist, hoist, jack, jack up, kick up, leaven, levitate, lift, lift up, pick up, pinnacle, prove, pump, raise, rear, run up, shoulder, skid, trice, trice up, underlay, wind

Causearise, come up, go up, lift, move up, rise, uprise

Antonymsbring down, let down, lower, take down, get down

4. get up (body) cause to rise

SamplesThe sergeant got us up at 2 A.M..

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)bring up, elevate, get up, lift, raise

5. get up (body) develop

SamplesWe worked up an as of an appetite.

Synonymswork up

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)acquire, develop, get, grow, produce

6. get up (body) put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive

SamplesShe never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera.
The young girls were all fancied up for the party.

Synonymsattire, deck out, deck up, dress up, fancy up, fig out, fig up, gussy up, overdress, prink, rig out, tog out, tog up, trick out, trick up

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)dress, get dressed

Narrower (hyponym)bedizen, dizen, dress, enrobe, plume, prank, preen, primp, tart up

Verb groupcostume, dress, dress up, dress up

Antonymsdress down, underdress

7. get up (creation) arrange by systematic planning and united effort

SamplesMachinate a plot.
Organize a strike.
Devise a plan to take over the director's office.

Synonymsdevise, machinate, organise, organize, prepare

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)initiate, pioneer

Narrower (hyponym)embattle, lay, mount, put on, sandwich, set up, spatchcock

8. get up (cognition) study intensively, as before an exam

SamplesI had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam.

Synonymsbone, bone up, cram, drum, grind away, mug up, swot, swot up

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

Broader (hypernym)hit the books, study

Verb groupcram

Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2019 onlineordbog.dk