top up

Definition

phrasal verb
to add to something to make it more complete
ExampleHe topped up his pension contributions to make sure he received the maximum allowable pension when he retired.

Use top up in a sentence

You should always try and make sure that you can afford to top up when you need that to be done.

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As a veteran, John Smith was able to us his top up benefit from the Veterans Association to reimburse him for his tuition to Blue Valley Community College.

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His current investment portfolio, while moderately successful, was in need of a top up if he expected to receive the full return on his limited investment.

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