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- 1to be built New office buildings are going up everywhere.
- 2when the curtain across the stage in a theater goes up, it is raised or opened
- 3to be destroyed by fire or an explosion The whole building went up in flames.
- 4if the price of something, the temperature, etc. goes up, it becomes higher synonym rise The price of cigarettes is going up. Cigarettes are going up in price. opposite go down