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Definitions of move

  1. To change place or posture; to stir; to have action, or the power of action; to walk; to change residence; to take action; to propose something for consideration and determination. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To change or cause to change place; act; stir; affect; propose; make a motion; pass; go. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To take action. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. To cause to change place or posture in any manner; to set in motion; to carry, convey, draw, or push from one place to another; to impel; to stir; as, the wind moves a vessel; the horse moves a carriage. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To transfer (a piece or man) from one space or position to another, according to the rules of the game; as, to move a king. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To excite to action by the presentation of motives; to rouse by representation, persuasion, or appeal; to influence. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To arouse the feelings or passions of; especially, to excite to tenderness or compassion; to touch pathetically; to excite, as an emotion. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To propose; to recommend; specifically, to propose formally for consideration and determination, in a deliberative assembly; to submit, as a resolution to be adopted; as, to move to adjourn. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To apply to, as for aid. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To cause to change place or position in any way; set in action; rouse to action; influence; to stir the feelings of; propose formally, as in a meeting, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. To put in motion; cause to change place; excite to action or feeling; to propose to an assembly. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. To change place or posture; to stir; to go, in any manner, from one place or position to another; as, a ship moves rapidly. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. To act; to take action; to stir; to begin to act; as, to move in a matter. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. To change residence; to remove, as from one house, town, or state, to another. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. To change the place of a piece in accordance with the rules of the game. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. To change place or position; go from place to place; change posture slightly; to begin to act; take action; change the place where one lives; in chess or checkers, to change the place of a piece. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  17. To go from one place to another: to change place or posture: to walk: to change residence: to make a motion as in an assembly. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  18. To change place; act; make a proposal. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  19. give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. be in a state of action; "she is always moving" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. change location; move, travel, or proceed; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect";"The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  22. propose formally; in a debate or parliamentary meeting Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. live one's life in a specified environment; "she moves in certain circles only" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  24. go or proceed from one point to another; "the debate moved from family values to the economy" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  25. progress by being changed; "The speech has to go through several more drafts"; "run through your presentation before the meeting" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  26. arouse sympathy or compassion in; "Her fate moved us all" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  27. follow a procedure or take a course; "We should go farther in this matter"; "She went through a lot of trouble"; "go about the world in a certain manner"; "Messages must go through diplomatic channels" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  28. To make progress. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  29. To carry, convey, or draw from one place to another; to excite into action; to agitate or rouse; to affect; to prevail on; to excite tenderness or pity; to irritate; to excite to tumult; to influence; to propose. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  30. To carry or convey from one place to another; to pass from one place to another; to walk; to change the posture of the body or the position of a part; to put into motion; to arouse; to provoke; to affect; to agitate; to prevail on; to persuade; to touch pathetically; to walk or march; to change a residence; to propose or bring forward for consideration or acceptance; to have vital action-as, "in Him we live, and move, and have our being". Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  31. the act of changing your location from one place to another; "police controlled the motion of the crowd"; "the movement of people from the farms to the cities"; "his move put him directly in my path" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  32. the act of deciding to do something; "he didn't make a move to help"; "his first move was to hire a lawyer" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  33. (games) a player's turn to move a piece or take some other permitted action Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  34. the act of changing your residence or place of business; "they say that three moves equal one fire" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  35. (game) a player's turn to move a piece or take some other permitted action Wordnet Dictionary DB
  36. the act of changing location from one place to another; "police controlled the motion of the crowd"; "the movement of people from the farms to the cities"; "his move put him directly in my path" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  37. have a turn; make one's move in a game; "Can I go now?" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  38. move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  39. change residence, affiliation, or place of employment; "We moved from Idaho to Nebraska"; "The basketball player moved from one team to another" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  40. dispose of by selling; "The chairman of the company told the salesmen to move the computers" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  41. perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  42. The act of moving; a movement. Webster Dictionary DB
  43. The act of moving one of the pieces, from one position to another, in the progress of the game. Webster Dictionary DB
  44. An act for the attainment of an object; a step in the execution of a plan or purpose. Webster Dictionary DB
  45. The act of changing place or position; change of position; in chess or checkers, the right or turn to change the place of a piece; an act in carrying out a plan; scheme. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  46. The act of moving: a movement, esp. at chess. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  47. MOVER. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  48. Act of moving. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  49. The act of moving; movement. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  50. The act of moving; right to move; a movement; step. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  51. The act of transferring from one place or spot to another, as in chess or draughts; a movement; in familiar language, a scheme; an artifice. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for move

  1. And I saw something move – Carolyn of the Corners by Ruth Belmore Endicott
  2. Move on with your regiment. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
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