Definition of "step-up" [step•-up]

  • (adjective) Increasing in steps or by stages.
  • (adjective) Electricity Serving to increase voltage: a step-up transformer.
  • (noun) An increase in size, amount, or activity.

Use "step-up" in a sentence

  • "And American Range has a "step-up" feature for its 24 -, 30 - and 36-inch ranges: The back burners are elevated for easier access."
  • "Not surprisingly, this series doesn't include any step-up features, including either Smart TV or Smart Hub."
  • "(Comment: I think this solution is undercut because people forget source more easily than they forget content, causing them to step-up the credibility of anonymous allegations over time.) (6) Note the growth of cases against nonmedia defendants."

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