Synonyms for (verb) run up

Synonyms: run up

Definition: pile up (debts or scores)

Similar words: hoard, roll up, pile up, amass, accumulate, collect, compile

Definition: get or gather together

Usage: 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


Synonyms: sew, sew together, run up, stitch

Definition: fasten by sewing; do needlework

Similar words: fix, fasten, secure

Definition: cause to be firmly attached

Usage: fasten the lock onto the door; she fixed her gaze on the man


Synonyms: hoist, run up

Definition: raise

Usage: hoist the flags; hoist a sail

Similar words: lift, raise, get up, bring up, elevate

Definition: raise from a lower to a higher position

Usage: Raise your hands; Lift a load


Synonyms: run up

Definition: make by sewing together quickly

Usage: run up a skirt

Similar words: sew, tailor, tailor-make

Definition: create (clothes) with cloth

Usage: Can the seamstress sew me a suit by next week?


Synonyms: chalk up, run up

Definition: accumulate as a debt

Usage: he chalked up $100 in the course of the evening

Similar words: owe

Definition: be obliged to pay or repay