get up

[get up] {v.} 1. To get out of bed.

John's mother told him thatit was time to get up.

2. To stand up; get to your feet.

A manshould get up when a woman comes into the room.

3. To prepare; getready.

Mary got up a picnic for her visitor.

The students gotup a special number of the newspaper to celebrate the school's 50thbirthday.

4. To dress up.

One of the girls got herself up as awitch for the Halloween party.

5. To go ahead.

The wagon drivershouted, "Get up!" to his horses.