stack up
intransitive verb Date: 1896 1. to add up ; total 2. measure up, compare — usually used with against

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • stack up — (against (something)) to compare with something else. We wondered how London restaurants stacked up against Atlanta s …   New idioms dictionary

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  • stack up — phrasal verb Word forms stack up : present tense I/you/we/they stack up he/she/it stacks up present participle stacking up past tense stacked up past participle stacked up 1) [intransitive] to increase continuously in a way that seems threatening …   English dictionary

  • stack up — 1) PHRASAL VERB: no passive If you ask how one person or thing stacks up against other people or things, you are asking how the one compares with the others. [INFORMAL] [V P against/to n] The British will be out to see how they stack up to the… …   English dictionary

  • Stack-Up — Infobox VG| title = Stack Up developer = Nintendo R D1 publisher = Nintendo designer = engine = released = July 26, 1985 ( Japan ) October 18, 1985 ( North America ) genre = Puzzle modes = Single player, multiplayer ratings = platforms = NES… …   Wikipedia

  • stack up — v. (colloq.) (D; intr.) to stack up against, to ( to compare to ) (how do we stack up to the competition?) * * * [ stæk ʌp] to (how do we stack up to the competition?; to compare to ) (colloq.) (D; intr.) to stack up against …   Combinatory dictionary

  • stack up — Synonyms and related words: admit of comparison, amount to, ape, appear like, approach, approximate, arrival, balance, bank, bank up, be commensurable, be comparable, be like, be redolent of, be so, be such, bear resemblance, blind landing, break …   Moby Thesaurus

  • stack up — verb a) To put into a stack stack up the boxes. b) to pile up; to accumulate stack up memories …   Wiktionary

  • stack up — compare with, pale by comparison    The Lincoln is a nice car, but how does it stack up against the Lexus? …   English idioms

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