pump up[ puhmp ]SEE DEFINITION OF pump up
Synonyms for pump up
- beef up
- build up
- flesh out
- puff up
- swell up
Antonyms for pump up
- play down
- let air out
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PUMP UP
But for the present the rent must remain; the water must continue to pump up into the air.
Then Mrs. Lakeman tried to pump up a little dramatic energy.
This of course is only possible when there is a tank and power of some kind to pump up the water.
Just you wheel it round to the door for me, and pump up the tyres if they want it.
A company was formed to pump up the water, and work was begun.
Don't see how they could pump up water enough for that, myself; and if they did, it would all run through at the sides!
I must pump up something, being committed like an ass to that subject, but devil a thing will come.
What if I do have to pump up an intelligent interest in politics in general, and affairs in the Far East in particular?
Tom had inquired why they went down to the end of the oval to get water when there was a pump up in the middle of the grounds.
Government's response to these recessions was to pump up the money supply and increase spending.
"apparatus for forcing liquid or air," early 15c., of uncertain origin, possibly from Middle Dutch pompe "water conduit, pipe," or Middle Low German pumpe "pump" (Modern German Pumpe), both from some North Sea sailors' word, possibly of imitative origin.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PUMP UP
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- brim over
- bulge out
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- ram in
- take up
- top off