Go up - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡoʊ ʌp|
Brit.  |ɡəʊ ʌp|  British pronunciation of the word go up

verb

- move upward (syn: arise, lift, rise, uprise)
- increase in value or to a higher point (syn: climb, rise)
- move towards (syn: approach, near)
- be erected, built, or constructed
- go upward with gradual or continuous progress (syn: climb, mount)
- burn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire
- travel up(syn: ascend)

Examples

I want to go up to London next week.

That politician has gone up in my opinion since I heard his latest speech.

He went up to Oxford.

A cheer went up from the crowd as the Queen stepped onto the shore.

Already barricades were going up in the larger streets.

The barometer is going up at a tremendous rate.

A chemical factory went up in the North of England, killing many people.

Norwich went up from 30,000 to 60,000 inhabitants.

What time does the curtain go up?

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