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Overview of verb work_up

The verb work up has 4 senses

  • build up, work up, build, progress -- (form or accumulate steadily; "Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly"; "Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border")

  • work up, get up -- (develop; "we worked up an as of an appetite")

  • build up, work up, build, ramp up -- (bolster or strengthen; "We worked up courage"; "build up confidence"; "ramp up security in the airports")

  • work out, work up -- (come up with; "His colleagues worked out his interesting idea"; "We worked up an ad for our client")