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chalk up

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of chalk up

  1. 1 to explain (something) as being the result of something else let's chalk up her weird behavior to simple nervousness Synonyms accredit, ascribe, attribute, credit, impute, lay, put downRelated Words blame, charge, father (on), impute (to), pin (on); assign, refer; associate, attach, connect, link

  2. 2 to obtain (as a goal) through effort chalked up a record in singles tennis that is likely to stand for a long time Synonyms attain, bag, achieve, clock (up) [chiefly British], gain, hit, log, make, notch (up), rack up, ring up, score, winRelated Words acquire, capture, carry, draw, garner, get, land, make, obtain, procure, realize, secure; amount (to), approach, equal, match, measure up (to), meet, rival, tie, touch; beat, excel, outdo, surpass, topNear Antonyms fall short (of), miss; fail (at); lose


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