1. [ verb ] move upward
Synonyms: rise move_up come_up lift arise uprise

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

Related terms: descend travel climb soar scend rise chandelle steam rocket uplift surface elevation rise
2. [ verb ] increase in value or to a higher point
Synonyms: rise climb

"prices climbed steeply" "the value of our house rose sharply last year"

Related terms: grow jump advance soar bull climb
3. [ verb ] move towards
Synonyms: approach near come_on draw_near come_near draw_close

"We were approaching our destination" "They are drawing near" "The enemy army came nearer and nearer"

Related terms: come close bear_down_on push edge_in drive_up approach approach advance
4. [ verb ] be erected, built, or constructed

"New buildings are going up everywhere"

Related terms: rise
5. [ verb ] go upward with gradual or continuous progress
Synonyms: climb mount climb_up

"Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"

Related terms: rise ramp scale mountaineer escalade ride twine alight hop_on ascent climb climb climber climber crampon
6. [ verb ] burn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire
Synonyms: burn_down burn_up

"The hut burned down" "The mountain of paper went up in flames"

Related terms: burn incinerate
7. [ verb ] travel up, "We ascended the mountain"
Synonyms: ascend

"go up a ladder" "The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope"

Related terms: descend travel surface uprise rise rise ascender
Similar spelling:   GOP