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Definition of "get up" []

  • To move in an upwards direction; to ascend or climb. (verb)
  • To rise from one's bed (often implying to wake up) (verb)
  • To move from a sitting or lying position to a standing position; to stand up. (verb)
  • To materialise; to grow stronger. (verb)
  • To bring together, amass. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "get up" in a sentence
  • "Ready to suffer the consequences of her insubordination, she watched Dr. Kremer get up and move the papers to the side."
  • "Next to him in the CM was a notebook outlining eighteen different variations of what he could try to intersect the LM if the module did not manage to get up to him on its own."
  • "Every time an upper classman came in my room when I was a plebe I had to get up and say, ‘We win today or Betty Stark will be a widow tonight.’"