ramp - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/ræmp/
present tense
I/you/we/theyramp
he/she/itramps
present participleramping
past tenseramped
past participleramped

phrasal verb

ramp up

[transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyramp up
he/she/itramps up
present participleramping up
past tenseramped up
past participleramped up
to increase something such as a rate or level, especially the rate at which goods are produced

We’ve had to ramp up production to meet demand.