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Meaning of RUN UP

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the approach run during which an athlete gathers speed
  2. [v]  as of debts or scores
  3. [v]  fasten by sewing; do needlework
  4. [v]  raise, as of flags or sails
  5. [v]  make by sewing together quickly; "run up a skirt"
  6. [v]  accumulate as a debt; "he chalked up $100 in the course of the evening"
 
 Synonyms: chalk up, hoist, sew, sew together, stitch
 
 See Also: accumulate, amass, approach, approaching, backstitch, baste, bowling, bring up, broad jump, cast on, collect, coming, compile, conjoin, elevate, fasten, fell, finedraw, fix, gather, get up, hem, hemstitch, hoard, join, lift, long jump, overcast, owe, pile up, pole jump, pole jumping, pole vault, pole vaulting, pucker, raise, resew, retick, seam, secure, sew, tack, tailor, tailor-make, tick, tuck

 

 

 

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