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Meaning of word work up from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

work up   verb

Meaning : Form or accumulate steadily.

Example : Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly.
Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border.

Synonyms : build, build up, progress

Meaning : Develop.

Example : We worked up an as of an appetite.

Synonyms : get up

Meaning : Bolster or strengthen.

Example : We worked up courage.
Build up confidence.
Ramp up security in the airports.

Synonyms : build, build up, ramp up

Meaning : Come up with.

Example : His colleagues worked out his interesting idea.
We worked up an ad for our client.

Synonyms : work out