1) To pay up
2) To put money down
Originating from the latin word "Pone
" (said like pony), which means money. The phrase Pony Up came from putting your
money up on the table in a game of chance. Hence' Pone
(Pony) up on the table.
In Poker: The ante's just been raise, so pony
In General: Urgh, the ring I've been looking at is expensive, but sooner or later
up the dough.