What does up and down mean?

Definitions for up and down

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word up and down.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. up and down(adverb)

    moving backward and forward along a given course

    "he walked up and down the locker room"; "all up and down the Eastern seaboard"

  2. up and down(adverb)

    alternately upward and downward

    "he eyed him up and down"


  1. up and down(Adverb)

    upward and downward, alternately

  2. up and down(Adverb)

    alternately forwards and backwards along a path


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of up and down in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of up and down in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Amber Jordan:

    The jobs go up and down.

  2. Alisha Walker:

    It’s been a roller coaster, it’s been up and down.

  3. Brianna Rogers:

    People were going up and down the stairs at 2 and 3 a.m..

  4. Lawrence Orduno:

    It was just too deep in the snow, standing straight up and down.

  5. Pam Borek:

    When you’re sick and down, it just gives you this fire to fight.

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