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move down

1. To move to a lower position or location. Would you move down already? There's a line of people who need to get down this ladder. I hate the feeling of an elevator moving down—it always makes my stomach feel like it's rising up into my chest.
2. To cause or compel someone or something to move to a lower position or location. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "move" and "down." You'll need to move the blast shield down to access the maintenance panel. The mirror looks too high on the wall to me—maybe we should move it down a few inches.
3. To move to a position farther along on a line, row, or plane. Could you move down a little so I can fit on the sofa as well? All the contents of the van moved down while we were driving.
4. To cause or compel someone or something to move to a lower position or location. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "move" and "down." There's plenty of space on the shelf, just move my books down a little way. The waiter came by and moved us down a seat at the table to make room for Mary.
See also: down, move

move someone or something down

to cause someone or something to move farther down or along [something]. Move Tom down a few seats. We need more space here. Move down all these chairs. We need more space.
See also: down, move

move down

to move oneself farther down a line of things. Someone else needs to sit on this bench. Please move down. Could you move down a little so we can have some more room?
See also: down, move
References in classic literature ?
A small but distinctly visible enemy column was moving down the hill, probably to strengthen the front line.
Graham, slowly moving down the walk with Arthur by her side, and no one else.
The night seemed immense and hospitable, and although so dark there seemed to be things moving down there in the harbour and movement out at sea.
* AGTech Holdings (OTC: AGTEF) shares reached a new 52-week low of $0.04 on Wednesday morning, later moving down 6.59% over the rest of the day.
"I definitely won't be moving down to super-bantamweight for my next fight," Conlan said.
The 22-year old joined the Vikings in 2015, moving down from his native Cumbria to be part of the club's Academy system.
KUWAIT, Jan 14 (KUNA) -- Boursa Kuwait wrapped up Monday's session with the All Share Market Index moving down by 5.9 points to the level of 5,227.5 points, dropping by 0.11 percent.
Dillashaw has long-maintained his plans of moving down and becoming a simultaneous two-weight champion in the UFC similar to Conor McGregor and Daniel Cormier.
From 2011 to 2014, the Philippines ranked 3rd in the list before moving down to 4th in 2015 and 2016.
According to an eyewitness, the driver parked the car on the roadside and came out of it to check some fault when the vehicle started moving down the road and fell into a ditch.
But officials announced that the recently opened PS213million DGRI was moving down to amber late on Thursday afternoon.
Other versions, as expected, are moving down. Cupcake has slumped to to 0.1 percent from 0.2 percent.
At the other end of the scale, and in a complete reversal of the last wave when it recorded the highest improvement in consumer confidence, Algeria, in the current wave, reported the second highest drop in consumer confidence, moving down the index by 10.7 index points.
In a complete reversal of the last wave when it recorded the highest improvement in consumer confidence, in the current wave, Algeria reported the second highest drop in consumer confidence, moving down the index by 10.7 index points.