HyperDic: move_up

English > 2 senses of the expression move up:
VERBmotionmove up, ascend, risemove to a better position in life or to a better job
motionmove up, rise, lift, arise, go up, come up, uprisemove upward
English > move up: 2 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove to a better position in life or to a better job.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
ModelSam and Sue move up
Synonymsascend, rise
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
English > move up: 2 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove upward.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsrise, lift, arise, go up, come up, uprise
Caused bylift, raiseMove upwards
raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring upRaise from a lower to a higher position
Entailed bylevitate, hoverBe suspended in the air, as if in defiance of gravity
top out, peakTo reach the highest point
NarrowerbubbleRise in bubbles or as if in bubbles
chandelleclimb suddenly and steeply
climb, climb up, mount, go upgo upward with gradual or continuous progress
go upBe erected, built, or constructed
rise, come up, uprise, ascendcome up, of celestial bodies
rocket, skyrocketShoot up abruptly, like a rocket
scend, surgeRise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force such as a wave
soar, soar up, soar upwards, surge, zoomRise rapidly
steamRise as vapor
upliftlift up from the earth, as by geologic forces
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Oppositedescend, fall, go down, come downMove downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
Spanishascender, elevarse, subir
Catalanaixecar-se, aixecar, alçar-se, alçar, ascendir, elevar-se, elevar, pujar

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