move over

move in order to make room for someone for something (Freq. 2)

The park gave way to a supermarket


`Move over,' he told the crowd

Syn: ↑give way, ↑give, ↑ease up, ↑yield
Hypernyms: ↑move
Verb Group: ↑abandon, ↑give up
Verb Frames:

Something ——s


Somebody ——s


These cars won't move over

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move over (or aside)
adjust one's position to make room for someone else

Jo motioned to the girls on the couch to move over

relinquish a job or leading position, typically because of being superseded by someone or something more competent or important

it's time for the film establishment to move aside and make way for a new generation

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ˌmove ˈover derived
(also ˌmove ˈup) to change your position in order to make room for sb

There's room for another one if you move up a bit.

Main entry:movederived

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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