Definition: increase in value or to a higher point
Usage: prices climbed steeply; the value of our house rose sharply last year
Definition: burn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire
Usage: The hut burned down; The mountain of paper went up in flames
Definition: go upward with gradual or continuous progress
Usage: Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?
Main entry: go up
Definition: be erected, built, or constructed
Usage: New buildings are going up everywhere
Definition: move upward
Usage: The fog lifted; The smoke arose from the forest fire; The mist uprose from the meadows
Definition: travel up, "We ascended the mountain"
Usage: go up a ladder; The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope
Definition: move towards
Usage: We were approaching our destination; They are drawing near; The enemy army came nearer and nearer