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  • as inelevate

synonyms for ramped

  • boost
  • erect
  • fetch up
  • heave
  • heighten
  • hike up
  • hoist
  • jack up
  • levitate
  • lift
  • pick up
  • poise
  • pump
  • put up
  • pyramid
  • raise
  • ramp
  • rear
  • shoot up
  • stilt
  • take up
  • tilt
  • uphold
  • uplift
  • upraise
  • heighten
  • raise
  • uplift
  • erect
  • hoist
  • levitate
  • poise
  • pump
  • pyramid
  • ramp
  • rear
  • tilt
  • uphold
  • upraise
  • fetch up
  • hike up
  • jack up
  • put up
  • shoot up
  • stilt
  • take up
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What is another word for ramped?

The word ramped is most commonly used in the phrase ramped up, a somewhat informal way of saying increased, as in Manufacturers have ramped up production for the holiday season.

Other terms that can mean the same thing as ramped up include boosted and heightened.

The similarly informal phrase drummed up can mean the same thing. It’s especially used in the context of interest or publicity, as in Promoters drummed up interest in the new club by giving out free VIP passes.

In the context of prices, the phrase jacked up is more commonly used, as in Retailers have jacked up prices to make up lost profits.

The hyphenated form ramped-up can be used as an adjective, as in ramped-up election coverage.

The verb ramp has a very specific sense that’s used in the context of animals, meaning to stand on hind legs. An animal that has ramped in this way is often described as having reared up.

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Most people charged in the District and released while pending trial exited through the cellblock’s main doors, which open to a ramp that ends on Third Street near the Third Street tunnel.
AFTER JUDGE ORDERS RELEASE FOLLOWING ARREST, D.C. POLICE ESCORT DEFENDANTS CHARGED IN U.S. CAPITOL-RELATED CASES AWAY FROM MEDIA, PUBLICKEITH L. ALEXANDERJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Not driving your car to an office through standstill traffic jams and spinning around parking ramps is good for the air.
SAN DIEGO’S CLIMATE CHALLENGES WILL STILL BE HERE IN 2021 – AND BEYONDMACKENZIE ELMERJANUARY 1, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Fitness will expand in this area, and it will act as an onboard ramp for many and a new activity for some.
THESE WILL BE THE BIGGEST HEALTH TRENDS OF 2021MARTIN FRITZ HUBERDECEMBER 25, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Access would expand to the general public as manufacturing ramps up to make more doses available.
MOST STATES AREN’T READY TO DISTRIBUTE THE LEADING COVID-19 VACCINEBY ISAAC ARNSDORF, RYAN GABRIELSON AND CAROLINE CHENNOVEMBER 10, 2020PROPUBLICA
On its east side sped six lanes of traffic to and from the Golden Gate Bridge and on the west lay a six-meter drop to a highway on-ramp.
HOW PASSION, LUCK AND SWEAT SAVED SOME OF NORTH AMERICA’S RAREST PLANTSSUSAN MILIUSNOVEMBER 5, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
As the chain swung we saw the crate was really a clumsy cage in which ramped a huge and tawny form.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
There was a dusky room hung with blue stuffs where dragons black and gold crawled and ramped.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
The place was swarming with creatures—animal forms wilder and more grotesque than ever ramped in nightmare dream.
THE PRINCESS AND CURDIEGEORGE MACDONALD
The mare ramped all round the half-deck mad, then leaped ashore, with her legs all bloody, and scoured away with her saddle off.
THE MAID OF SKERRICHARD DODDRIDGE BLACKMORE
The molding is the same; there is the same upward sweep of the ramped rail, and it is also capped with dark wood.
THE COLONIAL ARCHITECTURE OF PHILADELPHIAFRANK COUSINS
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