Definition of jack up in English:

jack up

Translate jack up into Spanish

phrasal verb

  • 1jack something up, jack up somethingRaise something, especially a vehicle, with a jack.

    • ‘jack the car up until the wheel can spin freely’
    raise, hoist, lift, lift up, raise aloft, haul up, winch up, lever up, heave up, hike up, hitch up, pull up, take up, upraise, uplift, elevate
    1. 1.1 informal Increase something by a considerable amount.
      • ‘France jacked up its key bank interest rate’
      increase, raise, put up, push up, up, mark up, make higher, boost, step up, lift, augment, inflate, escalate
  • 2 informal Inject oneself with an illegal drug.

    • ‘we stepped over people jacking up in the street outside’
  • 3Australian Give up or refuse to participate in something.

    • ‘they'd just jack up and go on strike’
  • 4jack something up, jack up somethingNew Zealand informal Arrange or organize something.

    • ‘they did a national service in jacking this racing up’