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Definition 1: move upward - [verb of motion]

Samples where move up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The fog lifted
  • The smoke arose from the forest fire
  • The mist uprose from the meadows

Synonyms for move up in the sense of this definition

(move up is a kind of ...) change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

"How fast does your new car go?" "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus" "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect" "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell" "news travelled fast"

(... is a kind of move up ) rise as vapor

(... is a kind of move up ) climb suddenly and steeply

"The airplane chandelled"

(... is a kind of move up ) lift up from the earth, as by geologic forces

"the earth's movement uplifted this part of town"

(... is a kind of move up ) rise in bubbles or as if in bubbles

"bubble to the surface"

(... is a kind of move up ) shoot up abruptly, like a rocket

"prices skyrocketed"

(... is a kind of move up ) be erected, built, or constructed

"New buildings are going up everywhere"

(... is a kind of move up ) rise rapidly

"the dollar soared against the yen"

(... is a kind of move up ) go upward with gradual or continuous progress

"Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"

(... is a kind of move up ) rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave

"the boats surged"

(... is a kind of move up ) come up, of celestial bodies

"The sun also rises" "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..." "Jupiter ascends"

Definition 2: move to a better position in life or to a better job - [verb of motion]

Samples where move up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She ascended from a life of poverty to one of great renown

Synonyms for move up in the sense of this definition

(move up is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

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