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chalk up

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of chalk up

  1. 1 to explain (something) as being the result of something else <let's chalk up her weird behavior to simple nervousness> Synonyms accredit, ascribe, attribute, credit, impute, lay, put downRelated Words blame, charge, father (on), impute (to), pin (on); assign, refer; associate, attach, connect, link

  2. 2 to obtain (as a goal) through effort <chalked up a record in singles tennis that is likely to stand for a long time> Synonyms attain, bag, achieve, clock (up) [chiefly British], gain, hit, log, make, notch (up), rack up, ring up, score, winRelated Words acquire, capture, carry, draw, garner, get, land, make, obtain, procure, realize, secure; amount (to), approach, equal, match, measure up (to), meet, rival, tie, touch; beat, excel, outdo, surpass, topNear Antonyms fall short (of), miss; fail (at); lose




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