gear up

geared up; gearing up; gears up

Definition of gear up

intransitive verb

: to get ready are gearing up for the big game

First Known Use of gear up

1943, in the meaning defined above

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“Gear up.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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