jack something up

jack something up
1 they jacked up the car: RAISE, hoist, lift (up), winch up, lever up, hitch up, elevate.
2 (informal) he may need to jack up interest rates: INCREASE, raise, put up, up, mark up; informal hike (up), bump up.

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