Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. save up as for future use

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

    Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • Where a company wants to take over the trade of another company it may do so by first acquiring the company’s shares and then transferring the trade to itself. This is commonly known as a hive up.

    —HM Revenue & Customs, guidance on Corporation Tax

    also a prepositional verb, and also of course hyphenated 'hive-up' as a noun

    July 14, 2009