stack up against


stack up against
be piled against, be heaped against

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • stack up against — stack up (against (something)) to compare with something else. We wondered how London restaurants stacked up against Atlanta s …   New idioms dictionary

  • stack up against something — stack up (against (something)) to compare with something else. We wondered how London restaurants stacked up against Atlanta s …   New idioms dictionary

  • stack up — (against (something)) to compare with something else. We wondered how London restaurants stacked up against Atlanta s …   New idioms dictionary

  • stack — stack1 [ stæk ] noun * 1. ) count a pile of things placed one on top of another: stack of: a stack of unopened mail There were stacks of books on the floor. a ) a pile of things standing or lying together: a stack of firewood b ) a pile of HAY… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stack — 1 noun (C) 1 a neat pile of things one on top of the other (+ of): a stack of papers | stacks of dishes waiting to be washed 2 a large pile of grain, grass etc that is stored outside see also: haystack 3 a stack of/stacks of informal especially… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • stack — stacker, n. stackless, adj. /stak/, n. 1. a more or less orderly pile or heap: a precariously balanced stack of books; a neat stack of papers. 2. a large, usually conical, circular, or rectangular pile of hay, straw, or the like. 3. Often, stacks …   Universalium

  • stack — stack1 [stæk] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old Norse; Origin: stakkr] 1.) a neat pile of things →↑heap stack of ▪ a stack of papers ▪ stacks of dirty dishes 2.) a stack of sth/stacks of sth …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • stack — ▪ I. stack stack 1 [stæk] noun [countable] COMPUTING a temporary store of information on a computer   [m0] ▪ II. stack stack 2 verb 1. [transitive] to put things into neat piles …   Financial and business terms

  • stack up — UK US stack up Phrasal Verb with stack({{}}/stæk/ verb [T] ► to produce a particular result or impression: »How do the three project proposals and their financing stack up? stack up against sth »What most firms want to know is how they stack up… …   Financial and business terms

  • stack up — phrasal verb Word forms stack up : present tense I/you/we/they stack up he/she/it stacks up present participle stacking up past tense stacked up past participle stacked up 1) [intransitive] to increase continuously in a way that seems threatening …   English dictionary


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