New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: grade up · lace up · rake up · rave up · trade up · crease up · spruce up · bone up · brace · bracelet
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brace up

1 (v + adv) summon strength
INTRANSITIVEdo chroí a thógáil suasdo mhisneach a mhúscailtbrace up, boy! múscail do mhisneach, a bhuachaill!; tóg suas do chroí, a bhuachaill!
TRANSITIVEhe braced himself up with a glass of whiskey thóg sé suas a chroí le gloine fuisce
2 (v + adv) support object, body TRANSITIVEdaingnigh verb  c m uhe braced up his leg with a piece of wood dhaingnigh sé a chos le píosa adhmaid 3 (v + adv) give sb strength TRANSITIVEshe braced him up d'ardaigh sí a chroí, thóg sí a mhisneach → see brace