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Definition of Runup

Noun: runup  'rún,úp

  1. A substantial increase over a relatively short period of time
    "market runups are followed by corrections"; "a runup in interest rates";
    - run-up
Noun: run-up  rún úp
  1. The approach run during which an athlete gathers speed
Verb: run up
  1. Pile up (debts or scores)
     
  2. Raise
    "run up the flags";
    - hoist
     
  3. Fasten by sewing; do needlework
    - sew, sew together, stitch, stitch up
     
  4. Accumulate as a debt
    "he ran up $100 in the course of the evening";
    - chalk up
     
  5. Make by sewing together quickly
    "run up a skirt"

See also:
runty
runway

Anagrams containing the word runup

rupnu prunu uprun nupru unupr