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save up



save up (third-person singular simple present saves up, present participle saving up, simple past and past participle saved up)

  1. (transitive and intransitive) To accumulate money, especially for a specific, planned expenditure.
    I'm saving up my tips for a new guitar.
    She knows she must save up for college.


  • save up” in Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.
  • "save up" at Rhymezone (Datamuse, 2006)