intransitive verb Etymology: re- + sign up Date: circa 1906 to sign on again <
re-upped with the team for three more years
; especially to enlist again

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • re-up — (v.) to re enlist, 1906, U.S. armed forces slang, from RE (Cf. re ) back, again + UP (Cf. up) enlist. Related: Re upped; re upping …   Etymology dictionary

  • re-up — ☆ re up [rē up′ ] vi. re upped, re upping [ RE + (SIGN) UP] Mil. Slang to reenlist …   English World dictionary

  • re-up — (ˈ)rē+ intransitive verb slang : reenlist refusing in droves to re up Time …   Useful english dictionary

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  • re-up — /ree up /, v.i., v.t., re upped, re upping. Mil. Informal. to reenlist. [1905 10, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • re-up — v. reenlist. He re upped? I thought he wanted out of the army …   English slang

  • re-up — [[t]riˈʌp[/t]] v. i. v. t. upped, up•ping. Informal. mil to reenlist • Etymology: 1905–10, amer …   From formal English to slang

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  • re|up|hol|ster — «REE uhp HOHL stuhr», transitive verb. to put new upholstery on …   Useful english dictionary

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