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Synonyms for get-up

Noun

1. outfit, getup, rig, turnout, attire, garb, dress
usage: a set of clothing (with accessories); "his getup was exceedingly elegant"

Verb

1. arise, rise, uprise, get up, stand up, change posture
usage: rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded"
2. get up, turn out, arise, uprise, rise
usage: get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night"
3. raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up, move, displace
usage: raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
4. get up, raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up
usage: cause to rise; "The sergeant got us up at 2 A.M."
5. work up, get up, grow, develop, produce, get, acquire
usage: develop; "we worked up an as of an appetite"
6. overdress, dress up, fig out, fig up, deck up, gussy up, fancy up, trick up, deck out, trick out, prink, attire, get up, rig out, tog up, tog out, dress, get dressed
usage: put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive; "She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera"; "The young girls were all fancied up for the party"
7. organize, organise, prepare, devise, get up, machinate, initiate, pioneer
usage: arrange by systematic planning and united effort; "machinate a plot"; "organize a strike"; "devise a plan to take over the director's office"
8. cram, grind away, drum, bone up, swot, get up, mug up, swot up, bone, study, hit the books
usage: study intensively, as before an exam; "I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam"
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