Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “ramp sth up”

ramp sth up

verb uk phrasal verb with ramp   /ræmp/ us  
If a business ramps up its activity, it increases it: The company announced plans to ramp up production to 10,000 units per month. To stay competitive, they'll have to ramp up product development as well as cutting prices.Increasing and intensifying to increase the speed, power, or cost of something: Announcement of the merger is expected to ramp up share prices over the next few days. Mitsubishi has ramped up the speed of its new micro-controllers.Increasing and intensifying
(Definition of ramp sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of ramp sth up?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “ramp sth up” in other dictionaries

Translations of “ramp sth up”

Word of the Day

microbrewery

a small company that makes beer, usually using traditional methods, and often has a restaurant where its beer is served

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More