Definition of re-up in English:


Syllabification: re-up
Pronunciation: /ˈrēˌəp

verb (re-ups, re-upping, re-upped)

[no object] informal
1Re-enlist: he never regretted re-upping during the war
More example sentences
  • Many, like you, say they worry that, when this is over or even in the middle, others are going to leave and not re-up, because this is not what they signed up for.
  • If command provides no support for a job well done, a life saved, a convoy/mission completed, how can we expect the soldiers to re-up?
  • The USA Today piece points out the non-financial motivations that lead Gis to re-up.
1.1Renew an arrangement, such as an employment contract or membership agreement: I’m not likely to re-up with this phone company [with object]: CBS has re-upped Harmon for a ninth season
More example sentences
  • The shadow banking system is particularly vulnerable to runs commercial paper investors refusing to re-up when their paper matures.
  • It could face a situation where a lot of customers decide not to re-up with the company.
  • While he says that more than 50% of users re-up after the first free year, analysts believe that the pay-up rate is lower.

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