See also: up, UP, úp, -up, U.P., and ир

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English up-, from Old English ūp- (up-), from ūp (up, from above). Cognate with Dutch op- (up-), German auf- (up-). More at up.

PrefixEdit

up-

  1. Used to indicate increase.
    Over time the engine's power was uprated.
  2. Used to indicate higher position or direction, literally or figuratively.
    The uptake of tickets increased dramatically after the favorable review.

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Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English up (up, upward).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈup/ (as a nominal prefix)
  • IPA(key): /up/ (as a verbal prefix)

PrefixEdit

up-

  1. up, upward
    upsettanto exalt
    upferianto raise up, bring up
    uplangupright; tall, high up
  2. heavenly, from above; upper
    uprodorfirmament, heavens, sky
    uplandthe country, upland

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DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: up-