ring up

verb

Definition of ring up

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

First Known Use of ring up

1900

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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