stack up

stack up

  1. (transitive) To put#Verb|put into a stack#Noun|stack.
    Stack up the boxes.
  2. (intransitive) to pile up; to accumulate.
  3. (idiomatic, transitive) To put a group#Noun|group of abstract#Adjective|abstract things together.
    to stack up memories
  4. Often followed by against or among: to compare with (something); to measure up.
    • 1939, Milwaukee Journal, issue of 7th September, page 3 ↗:
      "How Populations Stack Up Among Nations At War" (name of the article)
    • 1973, The Paper Chase, 01:17:10
      This is a great outline. Fantastic. If yours doesn't stack up, you won't get a chance to look at it.
Synonyms Translations
  • Russian: соотве́тствовать

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