mark up - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theymark up
he/she/itmarks up
present participlemarking up
past tensemarked up
past participlemarked up
  1. 1
    to increase the price of something, especially something that you bought for a lower price

    Foreign cars are often marked up by 40 per cent for the British market.

See also main entry: mark