jack, jack up(verb)
lift with a special device
"jack up the car so you can change the tire"
To raise, hoist, or lift a thing using a jack, or similar means.
To raise, increase, or accelerate; often said of prices, fees, or rates.
To ruin; wreck; mess up; screw up; sometimes as a bowdlerized substitution for fuck up.
To give up; to abandon (something); to jig up, throw up, chuck up (give up, concede); to discontinue; to leave a job, break a contract; to jack in
To organise something.
Origin: * Sense of “hoist with a jack” is from 1885; then, “increase prices, etc.” (1904, American English); both ultimately from noun jack
The numerical value of jack up in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of jack up in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Chinese companies do pay quite a lot, the concerns are that they jack up M&A valuations and that they become huge rivals.
Without these programs to fall back on, many insurance companies likely will need to jack up their premiums even higher or bail out of the exchanges all together.
Around trade shows, hotels jack up the prices. So it's a lot more convenient to get an apartment, and if you're going with two or three other people you can stay at the same place, get more done and save money, with hotels you have to pay for parking and other fees.
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