Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb Up the stairs.
  • adverb To or on a higher floor.
  • adverb To or at a higher level.
  • adjective Of or located on an upper floor.
  • noun The part of a building above the ground floor.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In or to an upper story: as, to go up-stairs.
  • Pertaining or relating to an upper story or flat; being above stairs: as, an up-stairs room.
  • noun An upper story; that part of a building which is above the ground floor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Being above stairs.
  • adverb Up the stairs; in or toward an upper story.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb Up the stairs; on a higher floor or level.
  • adverb slang In the brain.
  • adjective located higher up a building.
  • adjective baseball a pitched ball that is high, and usually outside the strike zone

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb with respect to the mind
  • adverb on a floor above
  • adjective on or of upper floors of a building
  • noun the part of a building above the ground floor

Etymologies

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From up + stair + -s

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