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Princeton's WordNet

  1. take heart, buck up(verb)

    gain courage

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  1. buck up(Verb)

    To become encouraged, reinvigorated, or cheerful; to summon one's courage or spirits.

  2. buck up(Verb)

    To encourage or refresh; to hearten.

  3. buck up(Verb)

    To dress oneself up smartly; compare (obsolete) buck ("a fop, dandy")

  4. buck up(Verb)

    To pass on to higher authority for resolution. See also pass the buck.

  5. buck up(Interjection)

    Cheer up; take courage; take heart.

  6. buck up(Interjection)

    Hurry up; make haste.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

buck up

to hurry

You'd better buck up if you want to catch the bus.

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