Antonyms for go up

Grammar : Verb
Spell : goh
Phonetic Transcription : goʊ

Definition of go up

Origin :
  • 1727, "action of going," from go (v.). The sense of "a try or turn at something" is from 1825; meaning "something that goes, a success" is from 1876. Phrase on the go "in constant motion" is from 1843.
  • As in mount : verb climb
  • As in rise : verb increase, grow
  • As in scale : verb ascend, climb
  • As in step : verb move foot to walk
  • As in climb : verb crawl, move up
  • As in fail : verb lose money
  • As in get on : verb mount
Example sentences :
  • Billy, go up to the address he gives you, and get some of these se-gars.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • Then why in the name of God, will you not go up to them and enter?
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • But when she learned that K. was upstairs, oddly enough, she did not go up at once.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Macdonald's always the first one to go up to the penitent bench.
  • Extract from : « In the Midst of Alarms » by Robert Barr
  • The doctor'll be down soon, mebbe, and he'll tell you whether you can go up or not.
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • He said he had got to go up to Joe Charnick's to get his plow.
  • Extract from : « Samantha Among the Brethren, Part 3. » by Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
  • After a bit she spoke again: "I'll go up and get dinner ready now."
  • Extract from : « The Fortune Hunter » by Louis Joseph Vance
  • Nothing would do, but to go up into his lair, and drag him out.
  • Extract from : « Welsh Fairy Tales » by William Elliott Griffis
  • "I'll go up and take a look," Good Indian offered carelessly.
  • Extract from : « Good Indian » by B. M. Bower
  • "Papa, it would not be fair for me to go up over Channing," he impulsively said.
  • Extract from : « The Channings » by Mrs. Henry Wood

Synonyms for go up

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