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- v. to put something higher or further.
- v. to move higher
- v. to move one's position to allow others to occupy a place.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. move upward
- v. move to a better position in life or to a better job
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Controlling this counterpressure by switching my hands and feet on the opposing walls, I can move up or down the shoulder-width crevice fairly easily as long as the friction contact stays solid between the walls and my hands, feet, and back.
One time that summer, waiting in a long line for tickets at Milans stazione centrale, I saw a grown man move up twelve positions simply by waiting until the people in front of him suffered a momentary distraction.
These two were to move up at once en échelon on the left of Ewell, and were to fill the gap between Ewell and D. H. Hill.
As more women move up the executive ladder, we suspect that they, too, will stop wasting time on that birds-and-bees thing.
Since I am an almost-walking baby I am set on learning how to move up and down while standing.
Have her lie down, place her hands (or, for younger children, a stuffed an-imal) on her belly, and watch the hands (or animal) move up and down as she breathes in through her nose and slowly exhales through her mouth.
As the first granddaughter in a Jewish-American, first-generation, post-Holocaust Utah family typically does, I looked to show business as a way to move up the socioeconomic ladder and climb all the way out of Salt Lake City.
H. C. Whiting—the same Whiting whose official neck Johnston had saved the previous winter—to clear the woods and then, if practicable, to move up field artillery to where it could bombard the landing place and the transports.
After the first week, you might only be at 10 percent, but by continually engaging in body-positive behaviors, you will gradually move up to 60 percent and 80 percent, which means you are getting closer to accepting your body and taking care of yourself.
Union Mills; and Evans was to retire from Loudoun and unite with Cocke; while Longstreet was to move up to Blackburn's