ring up

verb

Definition of ring up 

transitive verb

1 : to total and record especially by means of a cash register ring up a sale

2 : achieve rang up many social triumphs

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Synonyms for ring up

Synonyms

achieve, attain, bag, chalk up, clock (up) [chiefly British], gain, hit, log, make, notch (up), rack up, score, win

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Examples of ring up in a Sentence

our friend rang us up to see if we wanted to go to a cricket match touted the many diplomatic triumphs that the president supposedly rang up in his first term

First Known Use of ring up

1900, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of ring up was in 1900

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