put up (1)
Meaning: to increase something, such as the price, cost or value of somethingSynonym: raise
- put up sth If we don't put up our prices, we won't be able to make a profit.
- put sth up If they put the rent up, we'll have to move out and find another apartment.
put up (1): price, cost, rate, rent, salary, wages, interest rates
If a company puts up the wages and salaries it pays its workers, the workers will be