June 02, 2019
Learner's Word of the Day
ring up /ˈrɪŋ ˈʌp/ phrasal verb
ring up
/ˈrɪŋ ˈʌp/
phrasal verb

rings up; rang up; rung up; ringing up

Cashier ringing up purchases in a supermarket
Cashier ringing up purchases in a supermarket
Learner's definition of RING UP

1 ring (something) up or ring up (something) : to use a special machine (called a cash register) to calculate the cost of (something, such as goods or services)

  • The cashier rang up our purchases.

2 : to achieve (something)

  • The company rang up huge profits last quarter.

  • She rang up another tournament win.

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