sew up

verb

Definition of sew up 

transitive verb

1 : to mend completely by sewing

2 : to get exclusive use or control of

3 : to make certain of : be assured of the team sewed up the division title

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Synonyms for sew up

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monopolize

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Examples of sew up in a Sentence

sewed up the available openings so that no one else had a chance to play golf

First Known Use of sew up

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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