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gross up

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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theygross up
he/she/itgrosses up
present participlegrossing up
past tensegrossed up
past participlegrossed up
  1. to increase an amount of money recorded in financial accounts by adding an amount, usually tax, that is normally taken away when calculations are made

    The value will have to be grossed up to include tax.

    Synonyms and related words for this sense of gross up
See also main entry: gross


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