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1 definition found
 for pull up stakes
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  pull up stakes
      v 1: remove oneself from an association with or participation
           in; "She wants to leave"; "The teenager left home"; "She
           left her position with the Red Cross"; "He left the Senate
           after two terms"; "after 20 years with the same company,
           she pulled up stakes" [syn: leave, depart, pull up
           stakes]

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