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- Used other than as an idiom: see go, up.
- (intransitive) To be built or erected
There are new offices going up in town.
- (intransitive) To rise or increase in price, cost, or value.
Bananas have gone up because of a shortage.
- (intransitive) To be consumed by fire.
The building went up in smoke. Once the fire got out of the basement, the building went up in minutes.
- (intransitive, performing arts) To forget lines or blocks during public performance.
- (intransitive, Britain, dated) To attend university.
- (move upwards): rise
- (be built or erected):
- (rise or increase): rise, increase
- (be consumed by fire): burn up
- (forget lines or blocks during public performance): foul up
to move upwards
to rise or increase
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