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Synonyms of run-up

Noun


1. runup, run-up, increase

usage: a substantial increase over a relatively short period of time; "a runup in interest rates"; "market runups are followed by corrections"

2. run-up, approach, approaching, coming

usage: the approach run during which an athlete gathers speed

Verb


1. run up, roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoard

usage: pile up (debts or scores)

2. hoist, run up, raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up

usage: raise; "hoist the flags"; "hoist a sail"

3. sew, run up, sew together, stitch, fasten, fix, secure

usage: fasten by sewing; do needlework

4. chalk up, run up, owe

usage: accumulate as a debt; "he chalked up $100 in the course of the evening"

5. run up, sew, tailor, tailor-make

usage: make by sewing together quickly; "run up a skirt"

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