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ring up

verb

Definition of ring up

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to total and record especially by means of a cash register <ring up a sale>

  3. 2 :  achieve <rang up many social triumphs>



Examples of ring up in a sentence

  1. <our friend rang us up to see if we wanted to go to a cricket match>

  2. <touted the many diplomatic triumphs that the president supposedly rang up in his first term>



1937

First Known Use of ring up

1937


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