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Verb

Infinitive
to get up

Third person singular
gets up

Simple past
got up

Past participle
(UK) got up, (US) gotten up

Present participle
getting up

to get up (third-person singular simple present gets up, present participle getting up, simple past got up, past participle (UK) got up, (US) gotten up)
  1. (literally) To move in an upwards direction; to ascend or climb.
    I'm having difficulty getting up the stairs.
  2. To rise from one's bed.
    I didn't get up until midday.
  3. To move from a sitting or lying position to a standing position; to stand up.
    Get up off the couch and clean this mess!
  4. To materialise; to grow stronger.
    As dusk fell a storm got up.
  5. To bring together, amass.
    The general got up a large body of men.
  6. To gather or grow larger by accretion.
    The locomotive got up a good head of steam.
    I could see that he was getting up a temper.

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