soup something up

soup up

To modify something in order to increase its power or performance. A noun or pronoun can be used between "soup" and "up." He's spent a fortune souping up his car for drag racing. We've souped our computers up to run incredibly complex programs at lightning speeds.
See also: soup, up

soup something up

tv. to increase the power of something. (see also souped up.) If only I could soup up this computer to run just a little faster.
See also: something, soup, up