[ ree-uhp ]

verb (used with or without object),re-upped, re-up·ping.
  1. to reenlist for military service.

  2. to sign on or sign up for an additional period of time: A fan favorite, he’s re-upped with the Celtics for $9 million.

  1. to replenish or refill (a supply, especially of illegal drugs): I have no money to re-up on my stash.With big sales on sneakers, now’s your chance to re-up your collection.

  2. to renew (a contract, lease, subscription, etc.): We’re deciding whether to re-up our gym membership for next year.

  3. to reinvigorate or refresh (something): Lately the group has re-upped their hateful agenda and message.We've re-upped for the spring season, with some new and exciting designs.Investors have generally re-upped their commitment to the company.

  1. a military reenlistment: a soldier’s re-up.

  2. a fresh supply, especially of illegal drugs.

  1. an act or instance of replenishing, renewing, or reinvigorating: Every afternoon I get a re-up of energy thanks to two cups of coffee.

Origin of re-up

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10; re- + verb phrase (sign) up

Words Nearby re-up Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023