inch up


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inch up

v.
1. To ascend or advance along something by small degrees or steps: The worm slowly inched up the side of the tree. That book is inching up the bestseller list.
2. To cause someone or something to ascend, progress, or approach by small degrees or steps: I inched up the chair to the table. The soldiers inched the flag up the pole.
See also: inch, up