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get up

verb

1 get up

Rise to one's feet.

synonyms: arise, rise, stand up, uprise.

Roget 305: ascend, rise, mount, arise, uprise; go up, get up, work one's way up, start up; shoot up, go into orbit; float up; bubble up; aspire.    ... show more

Dutch: opstaan



2 get up

Get up and out of bed:
— I get up at 7 A.M. every day.

synonyms: arise, rise, turn out, uprise.

3 get up

Raise from a lower to a higher position.

synonyms: bring up, elevate, lift, raise.

Roget 824: excite, affect, touch, move, impress, strike, interest, animate, inspire, impassion, smite, infect; stir the blood, fire the blood, ... show more

Roget 307: heighten, elevate, raise, lift, erect; set up, stick up, perch up, perk up, tilt up; rear, hoist, heave; ... show more

Dutch: opvoeden, heffen, opheffen, optillen, tillen

4 get up

Cause to rise.

5 get up

Develop.

synonym: work up.

Dutch: opwerken

6 get up

Put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive.

synonyms: attire, deck out, deck up, dress up, fancy up, fig out, fig up, gussy up, overdress, prink ... show more.

Roget 673: prepare; get ready, make ready; make preparations, settle preliminaries, get up, sound the note of preparation.    set in order, put in order etc. (arrange) 60; forecast ... show more

Roget 544: be false etc. adj., be a liar etc. 548; speak falsely etc. adv.; tell a lie etc. 546; lie, fib; ... show more

Dutch: kleden, kledij, opdirken, opdoffen

7 get up

Arrange by systematic planning and united effort.

synonyms: devise, machinate, organise, organize, prepare.

8 get up

Study intensively, as before an exam.

synonyms: bone, bone up, cram, drum, grind away, mug up, swot, swot up.

Roget 539: learn; acquire knowledge, gain knowledge, receive knowledge, take in knowledge, drink in knowledge, imbibe knowledge, pick up knowledge, gather knowledge, get knowledge, obtain knowledge, collect knowledge, glean knowledge, glean information, ... show more

Dutch: blokken, hengsten, pezen, pompen, vossen


Moby thesaurus: arise, assemble, awake, awaken, bedizen, bone up, brew, bristle, brush up, build, cast, cock up, come alive, compose, compound, concoct, construct, cram, cram up, create ... show more.

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