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move

Overview of noun move

1. move -- (the act of deciding to do something; "he didn't make a move to help"; "his first move was to hire a lawyer")

2. move, relocation -- (the act of changing your residence or place of business; "they say that three moves equal one fire")

3. motion, movement, move, motility -- (a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility")

4. motion, movement, move -- (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")

5. move -- ((game) a player's turn to take some action permitted by the rules of the game)


Overview of verb move

1. travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "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"; "news travelled fast")

2. move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

3. move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

4. move -- (change residence, affiliation, or place of employment; "We moved from Idaho to Nebraska"; "The basketball player moved from one team to another")

5. go, proceed, move -- (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")

6. be active, move -- (be in a state of action; "she is always moving")

7. move -- (go or proceed from one point to another; "the debate moved from family values to the economy")

8. act, move -- (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")

9. affect, impress, move, strike -- (have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd")

10. motivate, actuate, propel, move, prompt, incite -- (give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career")

11. move -- (arouse sympathy or compassion in; "Her fate moved us all")

12. move -- (dispose of by selling; "The chairman of the company told the salesmen to move the computers")

13. move, go, run -- (progress by being changed; "The speech has to go through several more drafts"; "run through your presentation before the meeting")

14. move -- (live one's life in a specified environment; "she moves in certain circles only")

15. move, go -- (have a turn; make one's move in a game; "Can I go now?")

16. move, make a motion -- (propose formally; in a debate or parliamentary meeting)



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