Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun run_up

2 senses of run-up

Sense 1
runup, run-up -- (a substantial increase over a relatively short period of time; "a runup in interest rates"; "market runups are followed by corrections")
       => increase -- (a change resulting in an increase; "the increase is scheduled for next month")

Sense 2
run-up -- (the approach run during which an athlete gathers speed)
       => approach, approaching, coming -- (the act of drawing spatially closer to something; "the hunter's approach scattered the geese")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb run_up

5 senses of run up

Sense 1
run up -- (pile up (debts or scores))
       => roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoard -- (get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune")

Sense 2
hoist, run up -- (raise; "hoist the flags"; "hoist a sail")
       => raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up -- (raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load")

Sense 3
sew, run up, sew together, stitch -- (fasten by sewing; do needlework)
       => fasten, fix, secure -- (cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man")

Sense 4
chalk up, run up -- (accumulate as a debt; "he chalked up $100 in the course of the evening")
       => owe -- (be obliged to pay or repay)

Sense 5
run up -- (make by sewing together quickly; "run up a skirt")
       => sew, tailor, tailor-make -- (create (clothes) with cloth; "Can the seamstress sew me a suit by next week?")

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