run up

verb

Definition of run up

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to grow rapidly :  shoot up

  3. transitive verb
  4. 1 :  bid up

  5. 2 :  to stitch together quickly

  6. 3 :  to erect hastily

  7. 4 :  to achieve by accumulating ran up a big lead

First Known Use of run up

14th century


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