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top something up

to add a bit of something to replenish the amount that was used. Let me top your drink up. Can I top up your glass?
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top up

v. Chiefly British
1. To fill some container completely, especially when it is almost full to begin with: Can I top up your coffee? I topped the fish tank up with fresh water.
2. To supplement some income: She tops up her salary with odd jobs on the side. He relies on book royalties to top his salary up.
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By making online top ups, parents can quickly and easily load money onto their child's sQuid account, and with the ability to view transactions online, they can be certain that their child is spending money on a healthy meal at school.
Despite three successive weeks of boycotts involving a reported 10,000 convenience store retailers, Vodafone went ahead and cut commission on mobile phone top ups from 6.
iSend customers can top up any family member's cell phone, at their level of choice and with instant verification.
Environmental top ups: LFA farmers who maintain favourable ratios of cattle to sheep are rewarded with a top up.
MOBILE users can now top up their phones at cash machines - the first of many transformations in store for ATMs.
alphyra already has a significant pre-paid mobile top up business relationship with the mobile telephone operators in Europe and is in a unique position to work with the mobile telephone sector to leverage new commercial opportunities presented by the imminent deployment of NFC-enabled mobile phones.
I have refused from day one to top up gas or electric because I am not prepared to accept a commission rate of 0.
As a respected provider of software to the largest financial institutions in the world, ACI provides us with a unique opportunity to expand our distribution network and offer our wireless carriers a more cost-effective and convenient means for subscribers to top up their prepaid mobile accounts," said E.
Spar estimates that top up card sales alone will generate 90m [pounds sterling] this year and over the next two years the market will double.
Also announces new options for its Forever Data(SM) Top Ups that carry over data month-to-month, with no expiration!