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scale up

1. To climb up something. How long do you think it will take us to scale up the mountain?
2. To increase something in size or scope. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "scale" and "up." With this sudden increase in funding, we can finally scale up our research project! Can you scale this drawing up? I'd love to have a model to present to the board.
See also: scale, up

scale up

v.
1. To climb up something; ascend something: The hikers scaled up the side of the mountain.
2. To increase the scope or extent of something according to a standard or by degrees; increase something in calculated amounts: The company scaled up its operations to meet the growing demand. The city scaled its efforts up to reduce crime.
See also: scale, up
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Scale Up's vision was to bring into existence a just social order, characterized by the achievement of accountable and sustainable development based on partnership among society, the government and corporations.
Talking about scale ups, the Endeavor Catalyst MD stated that entrepreneurial scale ups really matter, and 'as you start to form a company around your product and service the challenges relating to scale ups arise.'
By supporting start-ups we need to turn them in scale ups," Atamer added.
Both Taichung and Utrecht will offer their cities as the living labs and testbeds for startups and scale ups from each other's region.
Birmingham-based David Hillan, head of corporate tax for Grant Thornton in the West Midlands, said: "In order to maintain and accelerate economic growth in the UK, we have submitted to Government a paper outlining why they should use the Autumn Statement to back the MSBs and high growth firms (or 'scale ups') which can make the biggest contribution to wealth and jobs growth.