Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RUNS UP

She never pays any one, and runs up debts in the whole town.

"She will kill herself if she runs up the mountain at that rate," said Mary Lawson.

He runs up behind them and shows his person to the inhabitants.

Sweetener, a person who runs up the prices of articles at an auction.

Know anybody who runs up to the Varsity Shoppe any oftener than you do?

He runs up first to your rooms, very likely not yet knowing what he must do.

If it runs up and down his face dont offer it to him, for he would not take it.

Don't be afraid; if any one runs up against you, I'll knock him down.'

He who would swear also runs up to take the Bible, but she resists him too.

Gert (runs up the steps and beats the church door with his fist).