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Verb: move up
  1. Move to a better position in life or to a better job
    "She moved up from a life of poverty to one of great wealth";
    - ascend, rise
     
  2. Move upward
    "The fog moved up";
    - rise, lift, arise, go up, come up, uprise
     
  3. Adjust (esp. seating) position in order to make room for another person
    - move over, budge up, budge over, scooch up, scooch over

Derived forms: moving up, moved up, moves up

Type of: change, go, locomote, move, travel