Buck-up meaning

(idiomatic) Cheer up; take courage; take heart.
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(idiomatic, dated) Hurry up; make haste.
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(idiomatic, intransitive) To become encouraged, reinvigorated, or cheerful; to summon one's courage or spirits.

I realized I needed to buck up and tackle the problem head-on.

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(idiomatic) To encourage or refresh; to hearten.

I knew I had to try and buck up the rest of my team as well.

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(idiomatic, colloquial) To pass on to higher authority for resolution. See also pass the buck.

He started bucking up everything to management when he didn't get a raise.

He just bucked everything risky up to management.

Instead of dealing with the customer's complaint himself, he just bucked it up to his boss.

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