save up - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb
present tense
I/you/we/theysave up
he/she/itsaves up
present participlesaving up
past tensesaved up
past participlesaved up
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] same as save1

    She spent all the money I had saved up for our trip.

    I’m saving up for a new car.

  2. 2
    [transitive] same as save1

    You save up the tokens to get a prize.

See also main entry: save