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up to

  1. Next to; near; towards; as far as.
    Go up to the counter and ask.
    I've read up to chapter 5.
  2. Capable, ready or equipped, having sufficient material preconditions for, possibly willpower (at a particular moment).
    to feel up to it
    Are you up to lifting something that heavy?
    Are you up to the challenge?
    Are you up to going to the beach?
  3. As much as; no more than. (also with of)
    You can make up to five copies.
    Violators may face a fine of up to $300.
  4. Until.
    Up to that point, I liked her.
  5. Within the responsibility of, to be attributed to the sphere of influence of, having someone or something as authoritative in.
    Synonym: down to
    Hyponyms: Incumbent upon, the obligation of, the duty of, the decision of
    It’s up to you whether to get the blue one or the red one.
    It's up to the prosecution to prove that the defendant is guilty.
  6. Doing; involved in.
    What are you up to today?
    He looked like a man up to no good.
  7. (mathematics) Considering all members of an equivalence class the same.
     
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    There’s only one rooted tree with two leaves, up to ordering.
  8. (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.’

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