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sew up

transitive verb

Definition of sew up

  1. 1 :  to mend completely by sewing

  2. 2 :  to get exclusive use or control of

  3. 3 :  to make certain of :  be assured of <the team sewed up the division title>



Examples of sew up in a sentence

  1. <sewed up the available openings so that no one else had a chance to play golf>



15th Century

First Known Use of sew up

15th century


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