sew up

verb

Definition of sew up

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to mend completely by sewing

  3. 2 :  to get exclusive use or control of

  4. 3 :  to make certain of :  be assured of the team sewed up the division title

Examples of sew up in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of sew up

15th century



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