move up

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move up (third-person singular simple present moves up, present participle moving up, simple past and past participle moved up)

  1. (transitive) To put something higher or further.
    1. (transitive) To promote, put onto a higher level.
    2. (transitive) To raise, put onto a higher place.
    3. (transitive) To put higher on a list.
  2. (intransitive) To move higher.
    1. To be promoted.
    2. To pass to a higher level.
  3. (intransitive) To move one's position to allow others to occupy a place.
    Can you move up to the next seat so we can sit together, please?

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