step up

Definitions of step up
  1. verb
    increase in extent or intensity
    synonyms: escalate, intensify
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    Antonyms:
    de-escalate, step down, weaken
    reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of
    types:
    redouble
    double in magnitude, extent, or intensity
    type of:
    increase
    make bigger or more
  2. verb
    speed up
    synonyms: rev up
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    type of:
    increase
    make bigger or more
  3. verb
    make oneself visible; take action
    synonyms: come forward, come out, come to the fore, step forward, step to the fore
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    type of:
    act, move
    perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
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