- (literally) To move in an upwards direction; to ascend or climb.
- The tired horse eventually got up and over the hurdle.
- I'm having difficulty getting up the stairs.
- To rise from one's bed (often implying to wake up).
- I didn't get up until midday.
- To move from a sitting or lying position to a standing position; to stand up.
- Get up off the couch and clean this mess!
- To materialise; to grow stronger.
- As dusk fell a storm got up.
- To bring together, amass.
- The general got up a large body of men.
- To gather or grow larger by accretion.
- The locomotive got up a good head of steam.
- I could see that he was getting up a temper.
- (sports) To go towards the attacking goal.
- (UK, Australia, colloquial) To criticise.
- He got up me about the mess I made in the kitchen.
- (colloquial) To annoy.
- To dress in a certain way, especially extravagantly.
- She was all got up in the most ridiculous frilly dress.
- (ascend) alley oop (as a command or interjection)
- (awaken) rise; see also Thesaurus:wake
- (stand) stand up
- (materialise) come into being, form, take shape; see also Thesaurus:come into being
- (amass) amound, hoard; see also Thesaurus:amass
- (grow larger) gather, mount up; see also Thesaurus:accumulate
- (criticise) berate, tear into; see also Thesaurus:criticize
- (annoy) exasperate, irritate; see also Thesaurus:annoy
- French: se lever
- German: aufstehen, erheben
- Italian: alzarsi
- Portuguese: levantar
- Russian: встава́ть
- Spanish: levantarse