Definition of get up in English:

get up

1 (also get someone up) Rise or cause to rise from bed after sleeping.
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  • Nothing else in the world would have got us up before 8 am on a Saturday morning but this.
  • We got him up, don't remember what time, but we had him go to a friend's house.
  • So I got her up, changed her nappy, and put her down to play with toys.
get out of bed, rise, stir, rouse oneself, bestir oneself, get going
informal surface, show signs of life
formal arise
2(Of wind or the sea) become strong or agitated.
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  • Just before he played, the wind got up and blew a plastic bag into the sand.
  • The power went off on Tuesday afternoon just as the wind was getting up.
  • It's cold, a storm is brewing, the wind is getting up and there's no gold in this here pan.
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