move out of the way

move out of the way

1. To relocate to a position that is no longer an obstruction, impediment, or annoyance. I had to move quickly out of the way as the bull came charging toward me. We decided to move out of the way so the investigators could do their work unhindered.
2. To cause or compel someone or something to relocate to a position that is no longer an obstruction, impediment, or annoyance. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "move" and "out." Please move those people out of the way so we can get through with the ambulance. We're waiting for a tow truck to come and move this car out of the way.
See also: move, of, out, way

move someone or something out of the

way Go to out of the way.
See also: move, of, out