move up

Definitions

  • Moving up
    Moving up
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v move up move upward "The fog lifted","The smoke arose from the forest fire","The mist uprose from the meadows"
    • v move up move to a better position in life or to a better job "She ascended from a life of poverty to one of great"
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Quotations

  • Jim Bakker
    Jim Bakker
    “I started out by believing God for a newer car than the one I was driving. I started out believing God for a nicer apartment than I had. Then I moved up.”
  • Jules Ormont
    Jules Ormont
    “Make yourself indispensable, and you will move up. Act as though you are indispensable, and you will move out.”
  • Ernest Hello
    Ernest Hello
    “The man who gives up accomplishes nothing and is only a hindrance. The man who does not give up can move mountains.”
  • R. Buckminster Fuller
    R.%20Buckminster%20Fuller
    “The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.”
  • Donald Trump
    Donald%20Trump
    “Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that's more productive.”

Idioms

Move up a gear - If you move up a gear, you start to perform in a clearly better way, especially in sport.
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Usage

In literature:

At length the pennant which long had hung up and down the mast, began to move.
"The Three Lieutenants" by W.H.G. Kingston
Why it goes moving up and down in that curious way I don't know, nor does anybody else, I believe.
"The Three Admirals" by W.H.G. Kingston
Suddenly, as I looked up, I saw before me eight or ten figures moving in a line across my path.
"Dick Onslow" by W.H.G. Kingston
Gallantly and in splendid order, the two divisions moved up toward the edge of the wood.
"Three Years in the Sixth Corps" by George T. Stevens
The next morning, however, Roger plodded up to the ranch house to consult with Dick about the moving of the oil.
"The Forbidden Trail" by Honoré Willsie
With this prisoner in tow, he moved up and seized Gus in similar fashion.
"The Grammar School Boys of Gridley" by H. Irving Hancock
Field-guns were not to be moved up to their battle positions until the night before the attack.
"Pushed and the Return Push" by George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)
But lately a company of the Texas Rangers had moved up into the Panhandle.
"Oh, You Tex!" by William Macleod Raine
The loungers grunted, and moved up to see.
"Nights in London" by Thomas Burke
Through the dark, guns were moving up.
"Ride Proud, Rebel!" by Andre Alice Norton
Instead he rose from the table and moved towards the door as the wagon from Deadwater drew up outside.
"The Heart of Unaga" by Ridgwell Cullum
The Brockhurst establishment moved up to town at the beginning of April.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
He moved up to within 2000 miles that his aim might be accurate.
"The Ultimate Weapon" by John Wood Campbell
Tom moved up to the Map and activated the magnifier.
"Gold in the Sky" by Alan Edward Nourse
The 18th Corps are moving up on the left of the 10th and 3rd.
"1914" by John French, Viscount of Ypres
After a while the two sentinels from the ends move up toward the middle, and the next ones then begin to keep watch.
"The Wonders of the Jungle" by Prince Sarath Ghosh
There was a great commotion as the regiment broke up its camp and got ready to move.
"How Private George W. Peck Put Down The Rebellion or, The Funny Experiences of a Raw Recruit - 1887" by George W. Peck
Had he expected any trailer to make a flanking move from up that slope where the Apaches now lay?
"The Defiant Agents" by Andre Alice Norton
An order to move up into a line of squadron columns was momentarily expected.
"Personal Recollections of a Cavalryman" by J. H. (James Harvey) Kidd
The boys moved up and stood waiting.
"A Yankee Flier Over Berlin" by Al Avery
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In poetry:

Look up, else your eye must drown
In a moving sea of black
Between the tree-tops, upside down
Goes the sky-track.
"Outlaws" by Robert Graves
But one thing moved: a little child
Crashed through the flower and fern:
And all my soul rose up to greet
The sage of whom I learn.
"Envoy" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Whenever Auntie moves around,
Her dresses make a curious sound,
They trail behind her up the floor,
And trundle after through the door.
"Auntie's Skirts" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Since Christmas they have lived with us,
Guileless and clear,
Oval soul-animals,
Taking up half the space,
Moving and rubbing on the silk
"Balloons" by Sylvia Plath
Across the world this June, the petals all have fallen,
But the mountain temple's peach blossom has just begun to bloom.
I regretted so much that spring had gone without a trace,
I didn't know that it had only moved up here.
"Peach Blossom at Dalin Temple" by Bai JuYi
Then an eagle hovered far up in the sky,
And the linnet trembled, but could not fly;
With a swoop to the earth the eagle fell,
And rose up anon with a savage yell.
The birds in the woodlands dared not move.
What a despot is Liberty left of Love!
"Love And Liberty" by Horace Smith

In news:

Now comes word that Target (NYSE:TGT), Walmart (NYSE: WMT), Kohl's (NYSE: KSS) and Sears (Nasdaq: SHLD) are among retailers that are moving up the shopping hour from early Friday to 8 p.m. Story date time.
Self-proclaimed super-shopper Nancy Reynolds probably would have been ready for Black Friday if it had been moved up to Wednesday.
The San Francisco 49ers' Justin Smith moved up one spot to No.
Saints ballpark bidding is moved up.
Album release is moved up to December 11.
Its paperback edition has been moved up to Nov 21.
0Six companies are recalling millions of window blinds and shades, following the deaths of three children who got caught in cords that help the coverings move up and down.
Maryland could see snow and/or a wintry mix Wednesday as a nor'easter moves up the coast.
After making his name with Val Lewton's horror unit at RKO, director Jacques Tourneur moved up to more prestigious projects with this 1946 Technicolor western, produced by Walter Wanger for Universal.
Laredo Petroleum Holdings Moves Up In Market Cap Rank, Passing First Horizon National.
Mike Holm with the Misty Moon boat today caught 23 1Ú2 tons of squid that he is moving up the pump at Ventura Harbor.
Caterpillar moves up quarterly dividend to Dec.
Usher's back with his latest hit " Climax " and it's moving up the charts rapidly.
PHILADELPHIA — How close were the Eagles to making a move up in the draft for Robert Griffin III.
Last month, he moved up to a higher honor — Bublitz was named Golf Professional of the Year by the South Florida PGA Section on Nov 12.
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In science:

The biquand le [11, 1, 15] is an algebra associated with the diagram that is invariant (up to isomorphism) under the generalized Reidemeister moves for virtual knots and links.
Bi-oriented Quantum Algebras, and a Generalized Alexander Polynomial for Virtual Links
For p = 0.99 the values move up to the first order perturbation theory result (triangles).
Lifetimes of noisy repellors
First the entire wall is allowed to move up or down till it gains maximum energy from the random fields.
Domains and Interfaces in Random Fields
For v1 , v2 ∈ H ∗ (X ) and u1 , u2 ∈ H ∗ (M ),   Now we move on to study how the Lefschetz property behaves under blow-up.
New aspects of the ddc-lemma
The up- (down-)steps move to the left (right) with unit speed.
One-dimensional stochastic growth and Gaussian ensembles of random matrices
Once the transformations for all of the images in a set are calculated, the images are each moved to the common reference frame so that all of the pixels overlapping with the reference field match up.
Rates and Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae
As the rate at which the flux builds-up increases, the peak of the Generation 1 mass function moves towards lower masses (and virial temperatures) and its normalisation decreases significantly.
On the population of primordial star clusters in the presence of UV background radiation
This explains why the part of ∂D off the diagonal moves to the right and up.
Localization transition for a copolymer in an emulsion
This explains why the part of ∂D off the diagonal moves to the right and up.
Localization transition for a copolymer in an emulsion
This explains why the curve moves up as p decreases.
Localization transition for a copolymer in an emulsion
However, an agent moving along a BA network without resource to such an up to dated partial map will have to rely on averages of the measurements calculated at each step.
Exploring Complex Networks through Random Walks
To show that j ≤ 1 + Ni − Nk , we proceed by induction, starting with λk and moving up to λ1 .
Dyson's new symmetry and generalized Rogers-Ramanujan identities
Nevertheless, with probability 1, the process encounters a black stripe sooner or later (because the parameter p belongs to ]0, 1[): it thus manages to move up and down and to reach every subset of the space.
On homogenization of space-time dependent and degenerate random flows
While Γ > 0, let β increase from zero to a positive value, it is proved that tra jectory R will stretch up and singularity A1 moves toward left as well, such that tra jectory R enters singularity A1 again at a certain positive value of β which is no greater than 1 .
The analysis on the single particle model of CDW
The path can move down a dimension along the positive direction of ek−1 or stay continuously along −ek , but it is not allowed to move up or leave this k-dimensional “affine subspace”.
Paths Beyond Local Search: A Nearly Tight Bound for Randomized Fixed-Point Computation
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