rachet up

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Synonyms for rachet up

move by degrees in one direction only

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We expect volumes to rachet up another 15-25% in 2011, reaching USD28-30 billion globally.
Lowe's entry into the Eugene-Springfield area would rachet up the competition in an already crowded home improvement market.
We will continue to rachet up the penalties until we get that message across.
TLMI has taken visible steps recently to rachet up the quality of its meetings by providing serious education in the form of speakers like Harari, interactive work sessions, and practical contributions by the members.
Intergraph continues to rachet up 3D graphics performance with enhancements to the graphics drivers that support the TDZ's award-winning RealiZm(TM) 3D graphics subsystem.