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top-up Line breaks: top-up

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Definition of top-up in English:


1An additional or extra amount or payment that restores something to the level that is required: they will miss out on hundreds of pounds worth of pension top-ups [as modifier]: top-up fees for university students
More example sentences
  • Starting to suffer from taxi lag, but champagne top-ups soon restored energy levels.
  • It is well stocked with crucians and tench and has just received an additional top-up of big crucians.
  • The usual charge per tyre is between £1.50 to £1.75 for the initial fill (because the tyres have to be removed and cleaned), after which top-ups are free.
1.1A quantity of a drink that refills a partly full glass or cup: he headed back to the bar for a top-up
More example sentences
  • There isn't even someone waiting to top up my coffee.
  • Pour in beer stir and serve with remaining beer for topping up.
  • Strain into two glasses and top up with champagne or sparkling wine, depending on preference.

Words that rhyme with top-up

chirrup • press-up
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