See also: upto
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈʌp tuː/, /ˈʌp tə/
Audio (Southern England) (file)
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈʌp tə/
- Next to; near; towards; as far as.
- Go up to the counter and ask.
- I've read up to chapter 5.
- Capable of.
- Are you up to lifting something that heavy?
- Ready for.
- Are you up to the challenge?
- Willing to participate in.
- Are you up to going to the beach?
- As much as; no more than.
- You can make up to five copies.
- Up to that point, I liked her.
- For the option or decision of.
- It’s up to you whether to get the blue one or the red one.
- Synonym: down to
- Doing; involved in.
- What are you up to today?
- He looked like a man up to no good.
- Incumbent upon; the obligation of; the duty of.
- It's up to the prosecution to prove that the defendant is guilty.
- (mathematics) Considering all members of an equivalence class the same.
- There’s only one rooted tree with two leaves, up to ordering.
- Within the authority or jurisdiction of.
- (archaic, slang) Familiar with the meaning of; able to understand.
- 1836 March – 1837 October, Charles Dickens, chapter XLII, in The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, London: Chapman and Hall, […], published 1837, →OCLC:
- ‘Oh,’ said Mr. Pickwick. ‘My what, did you say?’
‘Your chummage ticket,’ replied Mr. Roker; ‘you’re up to that?’
‘Not quite,’ replied Mr. Pickwick, with a smile.
‘Why,’ said Mr. Roker, ‘it’s as plain as Salisbury. You’ll have a chummage ticket upon twenty-seven in the third, and them as is in the room will be your chums.’
up to (not comparable)
- maximum of.
- Violators may face a fine of up to $300.
- (in mathematics): modulo
against, next to, near, towards
as much as, no more than
the option or decision of
the obligation or the duty of
doing; involved in
mathematics: considering all members of an equivalence class the same