Definitions for one-up

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GCIDE

  1. one-up(a.)

    Ahead of a friend or competitor in some competitive activity.

Wiktionary

  1. one-up(Noun)

    An additional life or an object that increases the player's number of chances or "lives" by one.

    If you hit that block, you can get a one-up.

  2. one-up(Verb)

    To outdo, to do something slightly better than a competitor's prior effort.

    Every year the neighbors try to one-up each other with their holiday lights.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of one-up in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of one-up in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Annie Brahler:

    I just changed this one up a little.

  2. Tom Zegan:

    If you can't think of the right word to say, make one up.

  3. Warren Brown:

    I think he seemed to signal that the person who ultimately has responsibility for that is the van driver, who is coincidentally the next one up, Goodson.

  4. Aldous Huxley:

    When one's ill or unhappy, one needs something outside oneself to hold one up. It is a good thing, I think, when one has been knocked out of one's balance . to have some external job or duty to hang on to.

  5. Laura Troyani:

    Money, perks… you don’t have to keep trying to one-up the company next to you in terms of what perks you’re offering but how you treat your employees on a regular basis plays a key role in how to keep your employees satisfied.

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