Meaning of “stay up” in the English Dictionary

"stay up" in British English

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stay up

phrasal verb with stay uk /steɪ/ us /steɪ/ verb

B2 to go to bed later than usual:

We stayed up (late) to watch a film.

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(Definition of “stay up” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)