See also: workup
- To raise; to excite; to stir up.
- He worked up the public's passions to rage.
- To develop.
- I shall have worked up an appetite with all this heavy work.
- (transitive, medicine) To give (a patient) a general medical examination to assess health and fitness.
- (obsolete, transitive) To use up (material, etc.).
- (obsolete, nautical) To set at an irksome or needless task.
To raise; to excite; to stir up.
To develop — see develop