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English definition of “jack sth up”

jack sth up

(LIFT) phrasal verb with jack     /dʒæk/ verb
to raise a heavy object such as a car off the ground with a jackRaising and lowering
(Definition of jack sth up (LIFT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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