HyperDic: work_up

English > 4 senses of the expression work up:
VERBchangework up, build up, build, progressform or accumulate steadily
bodywork up, get updevelop
changework up, build up, build, ramp upbolster or strengthen
changework up, work outcome up with
English > work up: 4 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningform or accumulate steadily.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsbuild up, build, progress
BroaderdevelopGrow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment
Similar tobuildDevelop and grow
build up, work up, build, ramp upbolster or strengthen
Spanishcrecer, desarrollar
Catalancréixer, desenvolupar
English > work up: 4 senses > verb 2, body
MeaningDevelop.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymget up
Broadergrow, develop, produce, get, acquireCome to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
Spanishaumentar, crecer
Catalanaugmentar, créixer
English > work up: 4 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningbolster or strengthen.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsbuild up, build, ramp up
Broaderincreasemake bigger or more
Similar tobuild up, work up, build, progressform or accumulate steadily
Spanishfortificar, intensificar, reforzar, robustecer
English > work up: 4 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningcome up with.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymwork out
Broaderdevelop, make growCause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development
Similar toelaborate, work outWork out in detail
Spanishelaborar, ofrecer, proponer, traer a colación
Catalanoferir, proposar

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