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move up

noun as in raise

verb as in ascend

verb as in get up

verb as in promote

verb as in upgrade

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Example Sentences

The pilot had earlier called air-traffic control reporting heavy clouds and asked to move up to 38,000 feet from 32,000 feet.

In the interest of balanced journalism, I move up one car to experience a fresh landscape.

He cited a tax study that showed New York was 48th out of 50 states in its tax burden, a move up two slots from the bottom spot.

Now seventh place Atlanta would move up to sixth place and Phoenix to 8th.

If states move up and hold their primaries outside the rules, they will face significant penalities if these proposals are passed.

Butler was to move up the James and seize Richmond, or cut the railroads south of the Appomattox.

It was arranged, in hope if not in confidence, to move up on the first signs of improvement.

Some of the girls began to move up and down, practicing physical culture exercises and beating their hands together.

The 15th was fixed upon for the grand assault, and the entire fleet had orders to move up and bombard at an early hour.

But the middle of September had come and gone before General Sibley felt ready to move up the river.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to move-up, such as: boost, hike, increment, accession, accretion, and addition.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.