run up

Primary Meanings of run up

1.
v
pile up (debts or scores)
2.
v
fasten by sewing; do needlework
Full Definitions of run up
1

v pile up (debts or scores)

Type of:
accumulate, amass, collect, compile, hoard, pile up, roll up
get or gather together

v accumulate as a debt

Synonyms:
chalk up
Type of:
owe
be obliged to pay or repay

v raise

Synonyms:
hoist
Type of:
bring up, elevate, get up, lift, raise
raise from a lower to a higher position
2

v fasten by sewing; do needlework

Synonyms:
sew, sew together, stitch
Types:
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hem
fold over and sew together to provide with a hem
resew
sew again
overcast
sew with an overcast stitch from one section to the next
overcast
sew over the edge of with long slanting wide stitches
backstitch
do backstitches
gather, pucker, tuck
draw together into folds or puckers
finedraw
sew together very finely
fell
sew a seam by folding the edges
baste, tack
sew together loosely, with large stitches
hemstitch
sew with hemstitches
retick, tick
sew
cast on
make the first row of stitches when knitting
cast off
make the last row of stitches when knitting
oversew
sew (two edges) with close stitches that pass over them both
Type of:
fasten, fix, secure
cause to be firmly attached

v make by sewing together quickly

run up a skirt”
Type of:
sew, tailor, tailor-make
create (clothes) with cloth

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