jack up (1) Informal
Meaning: to increase the price or the cost of something by a large amountSynonym: increase, raise
- jack up sth Hotels usually jack up their room rates over the summer.
- jack sth up Our landlord never spends any money on improving the apartments, but he still wants to jack the rent up every year.
jack up (1): price, cost, rent, rate, amount, fees, fares
If a company jacks up its prices, its customers will have to