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    go up - Dictionary definition and meaning for word go up

    Definition
    (verb) move upward
    Synonyms : arise , come up , lift , move up , rise , uprise
    Example Sentence
    • The fog lifted
    • The smoke arose from the forest fire
    • The mist uprose from the meadows
    Definition
    (verb) increase in value or to a higher point
    Synonyms : climb , rise
    Example Sentence
    • prices climbed steeply
    • the value of our house rose sharply last year
    Definition
    (verb) move towards
    Example Sentence
    • We were approaching our destination
    • They are drawing near
    • The enemy army came nearer and nearer
    Definition
    (verb) be erected, built, or constructed
    Example Sentence
    • New buildings are going up everywhere
    Definition
    (verb) go upward with gradual or continuous progress
    Synonyms : climb , climb up , mount
    Example Sentence
    • Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?
    Definition
    (verb) burn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire
    Synonyms : burn down , burn up
    Example Sentence
    • The hut burned down
    • The mountain of paper went up in flames
    Definition
    (verb) travel up,
    Synonyms : ascend
    Example Sentence
    • We ascended the mountain
    • go up a ladder
    • The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope
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