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Synonyms for step-up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. increase, step-up(verb)

    the act of increasing something

    "he gave me an increase in salary"

    Synonyms:
    addition, increment, increase, gain, growth

  2. escalate, intensify, step up(verb)

    increase in extent or intensity

    "The Allies escalated the bombing"

    Synonyms:
    come forward, rev up, escalate, compound, step to the fore, come to the fore, step forward, heighten, come out, step up, intensify, deepen

  3. rev up, step up(verb)

    speed up

    "let's rev up production"

    Synonyms:
    come forward, rev up, escalate, step to the fore, come to the fore, step forward, come out, step up, rev, intensify

  4. come to the fore, step forward, come forward, step up, step to the fore, come out(verb)

    make oneself visible; take action

    "Young people should step to the fore and help their peers"

    Synonyms:
    start, bulge out, come forward, step up, escalate, fall out, break through, out, go forth, come on, place, bulge, surface, come in, step forward, step to the fore, intensify, rev up, pop out, egress, bug out, come out of the closet, come to the fore, push through, erupt, turn out, emerge, show up, turn up, pop, issue, appear, protrude, come out, come forth

Wiktionary

  1. step-up(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    step-down

  2. step-up(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    step-down

  3. step-up(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    step-down

How to pronounce step-up?

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How to say step-up in sign language?

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How to use step-up in a sentence?

  1. Transparency International:

    It is time for other sponsors to speak out, step up and back the ball for an independent reform commission.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    You gotta step up, man.

  3. David Milliband in a statement:

    But in the four years of the Syria crisis, there has been inertia rather than leadership, as the German government calmly says that it expects 800,000 refugees and asylum seekers in 2015, it is vital for the U.S. to step up its response.

  4. Peter Sands:

    If we step up the fight now, we will save millions more lives.

  5. Sheikh Abdiasis Abu Musab:

    We shall step up killing those who work for the government or at their airport.


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