gross up - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
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.

See also main entry: gross