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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theytape up
he/she/ittapes up
present participletaping up
past tensetaped up
past participletaped up

Related dictionary definitions

  1. 1
    same as tape2 (sense 2a)

    Make sure you tape up the envelope securely.

  2. 2
    same as tape2 (sense 3)

    Wilkins played the whole of the game with his right leg taped up.

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