team up

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of team up

:to join with someone to work together
  • They teamed up to get the work done quickly.
often + with
  • Several organizations have teamed up with one another in the relief effort.

Word by Word Definitions

team play
  1. : a number of persons associated together in work or activity: such as

  2. : a group on one side (as in football or a debate)

  3. : crew, gang

  1. : of or performed by a team

  1. : to yoke or join in a team

  2. : to convey or haul with a team

  3. : to form a team or association : join forces or efforts

up play
  1. : in or into a higher position or level

  2. : from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  3. : from below the horizon

  1. : risen above the horizon

  2. : standing

  3. : being out of bed

  1. used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of

  2. : up into or in the

  3. : in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of

  1. : one in a high or advantageous position

  2. : an upward slope

  3. : a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. : to rise from a lying or sitting position

  2. : to move upward : ascend

  3. used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up team up? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

marked by intense feeling

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!