using up meaning

  • VerbBFuse upSGuses upPT, PPused up
    1. present participle of use up.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The All Blacks drove upfield, using up the remaining moments, and when Joubert blew for another French infringement, the biggest party in New Zealand's history was under way.

    Meaning of using up for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "using up" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Participles
            • Present participles
      Definiteness: Level 1
      Definite    ➨     Versatile

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. en sing up
      2. en bring up
      3. en doing up
      4. en going up