HyperDic: run_up

English > 5 senses of the expression run up:
VERBchangerun uppile up (debts or scores)
contactrun up, hoistraise
contactrun up, sew, sew together, stitchfasten by sewing
possessionrun up, chalk upaccumulate as a debt
creationrun upmake by sewing together quickly
English > run up: 5 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningpile up (debts or scores) .
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderroll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoardGet or gather together
Spanishamontonar, contraer, incurrir
Catalancontreure, incórrer
English > run up: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderraise, lift, elevate, get up, bring upRaise from a lower to a higher position
Spanishizar, levantar
Catalanelevar, hissar, pujar
English > run up: 5 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningFasten by sewing; do needlework.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymssew, sew together, stitch
Entailsjoin, conjoinmake contact or come together
Entailed bybuttonProvide with buttons
darnrepair by sewing
embroider, broiderdecorate with needlework
knitmake (textiles) by knitting
quiltstitch or sew together
NarrowerbackstitchDo backstitches
baste, tacksew together loosely, with large stitches
cast offmake the last row of stitches when knitting
cast onmake the first row of stitches when knitting
fellsew a seam by folding the edges
finedrawsew together very finely
gather, pucker, tuckDraw together into folds or puckers
hemFold over and sew together to provide with a hem
hemstitchsew with hemstitches
overcastsew with an overcast stitch from one section to the next / next
overcastsew over the edge of with long slanting wide stitches
resewsew / sew again
tick, reticksew
Broaderfasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
Spanishbordar, confeccionar, coser
Catalanbrodar, confeccionar, cosir, frunzir
English > run up: 5 senses > verb 4, possession
Meaningaccumulate as a debt.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymchalk up
BroaderoweBe obliged to pay or repay
Spanishacrecentar, adeudar
English > run up: 5 senses > verb 5, creation
Meaningmake by sewing together quickly.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThey run up the cape
Example"run up a skirt"
Broadersew, tailor, tailor-makecreate (clothes) with cloth
Spanishconfeccionar rápidamente

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