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Synonyms for work up

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  1. build up, work up, build, progress(verb)

    form or accumulate steadily

    "Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly"; "Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border"

    Synonyms:
    work out, fortify, get up, progress, come on, construct, go on, arm, build, come along, develop, move on, shape up, build up, pass on, march on, get along, advance, establish, gird, ramp up, get on, make

  2. work up, get up(verb)

    develop

    "we worked up an as of an appetite"

    Synonyms:
    prink, drum, rise, prepare, stand up, build up, progress, mug up, fancy up, deck out, elevate, uprise, get up, trick up, rig out, tog up, grind away, lift, deck up, cram, arise, swot up, gussy up, bring up, organize, ramp up, swot, work out, tog out, raise, attire, organise, bone, turn out, fig out, dress up, trick out, devise, overdress, bone up, machinate, fig up, build

  3. build up, work up, build, ramp up(verb)

    bolster or strengthen

    "We worked up courage"; "build up confidence"; "ramp up security in the airports"

    Synonyms:
    progress, develop, construct, make, fortify, get up, build up, establish, build, ramp up, arm, work out, gird

  4. work out, work up(verb)

    come up with

    "His colleagues worked out his interesting idea"; "We worked up an ad for our client"

    Synonyms:
    work out, get up, progress, solve, work, puzzle out, figure, ramp up, reckon, cipher, lick, cypher, build, elaborate, build up, compute, figure out, calculate, exercise

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How to use work up in a sentence?

  1. Loretta Mester:

    I don't have to say today, in fact, I really think it's important that we really look at the incoming information that we are going to get as we work up to the end-of-the month meeting.

  2. Kristy Ray:

    We don’t want her to do anything strenuous until we get a cardiac work up on her, we’re scared. We’re scared it’s going to happen again. The chances are probably slim, but if it’s any chance we don’t want to take it.

  3. Blake Sheltonsurprised:

    I’m doing my normal, you know, what I think is rockin’. Standing up there with my acoustic guitar in front of my stand and singing my songs, i had my band work up one of her songs, ‘Hella Good.’ And I thought ‘Man, that’d be so cool to have her come out and surprise.’ It’s the worst thing I could have done because all it did was make me look terrible.

  4. Marion Roaman:

    There are two great workouts you can do. When you slide back and climb with some resistance you’re building your glute muscles, which just lifts your butt up a little bit. And then when you’re standing out of the saddle you’re really lifting the work up, so you’re lifting your toosh up and at the same time, engaging your abdominals.

  5. Tom Felton:

    Jason Isaacs always looked after me very well. Alan Rickman, Michael Gambon, Helena Bonham Carter - they're all wonderful people and very helpful and inspiring. I bored Alan Rickman for hours about Robin Hood. It was one of my favorite films when I was younger and I asked how he did certain scenes. He was very patient and charming. It took me six years to work up the courage to ask him. Helena gave me advice about crying in a scene. She said tell your brain you're not allowed to cry and then it's more likely to happen. No one was difficult. You hear stories about actors who demand their coffee to be served at a certain temperature but on Harry Potter if you wanted a cup of tea you had to get it yourself.

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