Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. To shift a motor vehicle into a higher gear.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A shift to a higher gear
  • n. A shift to a higher level, such as of frequency or growth
  • v. To shift to a higher gear
  • v. To shift to a higher level, such as of frequency or growth rate

Etymologies

up- +‎ shift (Wiktionary)

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