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Meaning of "up-and-up" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UP-AND-UP

up-and-up  [ˈʌpəndˈʌp] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UP-AND-UP

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Up-And-Up is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UP-AND-UP


beaten-up
ˌbiːtənˈʌp
beating-up
ˌbiːtɪŋˈʌp
belly-up
ˌbelɪˈʌp
boarded-up
ˌbɔːdɪdˈʌp
breaking-up
ˌbreɪkɪŋˈʌp
chopped-up
ˌtʃɒptˈʌp
curtain-up
ˌkɜːt ənˈʌp
dressing-up
ˌdresɪŋˈʌp
dried-up
ˌdraɪdˈʌp
faceup
ˌfeɪsˈʌp
hard-up
ˌhɑːdˈʌp
huddup
hʌdˈʌp
re-up
ˌriːˈʌp
rolled-up
ˌrəʊldˈʌp
runners-up
ˌrʌnərzˈʌp
setting-up
ˌsɛtɪŋˈʌp
shook-up
ˌʃʊkˈʌp
stepped-up
ˌstɛptˈʌp
un-made-up
ˌʌnmeɪdˈʌp
well-brought-up
ˌwɛlbrɔːtˈʌp

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UP-AND-UP

up-anchor
up-and-comer
up-and-coming
up-and-down
up-and-over
up-and-under
up-bow
up-close
up-close-and-personal
up-current
up-do
up-draft
Up-Helly-Aa
up-itself
up-market
up-sell
up-selling
up-sum
up-tempo
up-to-date

WORDS THAT END LIKE UP-AND-UP

boozed-up
build-up
clued-up
coked-up
fold-up
hold-up
jazzed-up
joined-up
jumped-up
lead-up
loved-up
mixed-up
paid-up
pimped-up
send-up
souped-up
speed-up
stand-up
trumped-up
wind-up

Synonyms and antonyms of up-and-up in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «up-and-up» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UP-AND-UP

Find out the translation of up-and-up to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of up-and-up from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «up-and-up» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

向上和向上
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

arriba-y -up
570 millions of speakers

English

up-and-up
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

और ऊपर ऊपर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يصل و يصل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

до - и - до
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

up-and -up
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আপ-এবং-আপ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mise en place et
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Up-dan-up
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Auf-und- up
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

- とアップアップ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

앤 더더
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Munggah-lan-munggah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

up-and -up
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வளர்ந்து அப்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अप आणि अप
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yukarı ve yukarı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

up-and - up
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

up-and - up
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

до- і -до
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sus- up
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

up- και -up
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

up-and -up
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

upp-och- up
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

opp-og- opp
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of up-and-up

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UP-AND-UP»

The term «up-and-up» is regularly used and occupies the 78.726 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UP-AND-UP» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about up-and-up

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UP-AND-UP»

Discover the use of up-and-up in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to up-and-up and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
On The Up And Up: A Survival Guide for Women Living with Men ...
Relates the author's struggle to overcome her husband's infidelity with other men, drawing on her childhood of innocence and naivete and detailing her journey of healing and forgiveness that has allowed her to love and trust again.
Brenda Stone Browder, 2005
2
Up And Up
The adventures of a little girl who learns to fly is told in this wordless picture story.
Shirley Hughes, 1979
3
The up and up
The world in the work is a truncated world, one that is evidenced through the hyphenations, abbreviations, acronyms, and jargon of a glut of pop registers and conversational idioms.
Ted Greenwald, 2004
4
On the Up and Up
This is a new release of the original 1925 edition.
Bruce Barton, 2013
5
Down with Up and Up with Down
This Book, seeming on the light side at times, has a core of grave concern for the survival of our Nation! And the writer, at 94, is unconcerned with whom he might offend.
Foster Archer, 2004
6
The Inner Mysteries: Progressive Witchcraft and Connection ...
Progressive Witchcraft and Connection to the Divine Janet Farrar, Gavin Bone. it. “The tunnel is tight, but you push yourself up with your shoulders, hips, and feet. Up and up, up and up. “Up and up, up and up, you go, retracing your journey.
Janet Farrar, Gavin Bone, 2012
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The Life of Gampopa
So we are going back, up and up, We are climbing the steps of the higher realms, going up and up. We are stamping down the lower realms, going up and up. Sho mo! What a joyful, good experience! In the east, in the precious monastery of ...
Jampa MacKenzie Stewart, 2004
8
The Battle of the Sun
... by four ropes. 'Pull yourself up, Jackster!' said Wedge. 'Go on with it!' Reluctantly, Jack began to pull. Up he went, up and up and up and up and up and up and up and up and up and up and up and up and up until he thought his arms would ...
Jeanette Winterson, 2009
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Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms
... to a late movie. on the up and up honest or legal ♢ There is no way to be sure that a salesman is on the up and up. (right) up there with sb/sth as good or as bad as someone or something else ♢ He's up there with the most important sculptors ...
Paul Heacock, 2003
10
The Everything Hypnosis Book: Safe, Effective Ways to Lose ...
At the same time, your right hand and arm are being pulled up and up, rising and rising, up and up and up. Your left arm and hand are going down and down, heavier and heavier, heavier and heavier. Your right hand is doing the best it can to ...
Michael R. Hathaway, 2003

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UP-AND-UP»

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Gary Bettman: Tanking, schmanking ... Sabres lost on the up-and-up
The NHL commissioner insisted Friday morning at the league's Manhattan offices that nobody lost on purpose this year to improve draft position and have a shot ... «Buffalo News, Apr 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Up-And-Up [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/up-and-up>. Jul 2020 ».
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