move up

Definitions of move up
  1. verb
    move upward
    synonyms: arise, come up, go up, lift, rise, uprise
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    Antonyms:
    come down, descend, fall, go down
    move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
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    scend, surge
    rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave
    climb, climb up, go up, mount
    go upward with gradual or continuous progress
    soar, soar up, soar upwards, surge, zoom
    rise rapidly
    go up
    be erected, built, or constructed
    rocket, skyrocket
    shoot up abruptly, like a rocket
    bubble
    rise in bubbles or as if in bubbles
    uplift
    lift up from the earth, as by geologic forces
    chandelle
    climb suddenly and steeply
    steam
    rise as vapor
    ascend, come up, rise, uprise
    come up, of celestial bodies
    scale
    climb up by means of a ladder
    escalade
    climb up and over
    ramp
    creep up -- used especially of plants
    mountaineer
    climb mountains for pleasure as a sport
    billow, wallow
    rise up as if in waves
    ride
    climb up on the body
    type of:
    go, locomote, move, travel
    change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
  2. verb
    move to a better position in life or to a better job
    synonyms: ascend, rise
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    type of:
    change
    undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature
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