up- [ʌp] prefix
1.) making something higher
to upgrade a job (=make it higher in importance)
2.) [especially in adverbs and adjectives]
at or towards the top or beginning of something
upriver (=nearer to where the river starts)
3.) [especially in verbs]
taking something from its place or turning it upside down
an uprooted tree
She upended the bucket.
4.) [especially in adjectives and adverbs]
at or towards the higher or better part of something
upmarket (=attracting richer people)

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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