button up - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theybutton up
he/she/itbuttons up
present participlebuttoning up
past tensebuttoned up
past participlebuttoned up
  1. 1
    same as button2

    His jacket was buttoned up right to the neck.

  2.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    2
    to complete the final details of something

    Steve Jobs made sure everything was buttoned up before he passed away.

    Submitted by Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 11/09/2015
See also main entry: button