View definitions for jack up

jack up

verb as in boost

verb as in buttress

verb as in elevate

verb as in jump

Weak match

verb as in lift

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So Hachette and the other publishers were all ears when Steve Jobs came a-calling with a surefire way to jack up e-book prices.

One landlord even paid somebody to hurl a Molotov cocktail into an apartment just to smoke out tenants and jack up rents.

But lack of sleep does more than just jack up your caffeine requirements the following day.

The company also announced Tuesday that it would jack up its quarterly dividend by 26.7 percent, from 30 cents to 38 percent.

It helps jack up the level of suspense during pretaped events, the outcome of which most viewers learned hours earlier on Twitter.

It did not take Uncle Toby long to jack up the car, take off the tire, put in a new tube, and be ready to start again.

If we jack up that bonetrepannin, he called it toohis brainsd git to be like anybody elses.

I think I'll jack up our boys in the city room by hinting that there may be a shake-up coming under the new owner.

You can jack up the back part of an automobile when you could not possibly lift it up.

If we jack up that bone'—trepannin', he called it too—'his brains'd git to be like anybody else's.'


On this page you'll find 697 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jack up, such as: boost, continue, include, reply, affix, and annex.

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