Definition of Move in English :
Define Move in English
Move meaning in English
Meaning of Move in English
Pronunciation of Move in English
Move pronunciation in English
Pronounce Move in Englishsee synonyms of move
the act of deciding to do something
Example Sentences:'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
Example Sentences:'they say that three moves equal one fire'
a change of position that does not entail a change of location
Example Sentences:'the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise''movement is a sign of life''an impatient move of his hand''gastrointestinal motility'
the act of changing location from one place to another
Example Sentences:'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'
(game) a player's turn to take some action permitted by the rules of the game
change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
Example Sentences:'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'
7. displace, move
cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Example Sentences:'Move those boxes into the corner, please''I'm moving my money to another bank''The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant'
move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Example Sentences:'He moved his hand slightly to the right'
change residence, affiliation, or place of employment
Example Sentences:'We moved from Idaho to Nebraska''The basketball player moved from one team to another'
follow a procedure or take a course
Example Sentences:'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'
go or proceed from one point to another
Example Sentences:'the debate moved from family values to the economy'
13. act, move
perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Example Sentences:'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'
have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
Example Sentences:'This child impressed me as unusually mature''This behavior struck me as odd'
give an incentive for action
Example Sentences:'This moved me to sacrifice my career'
arouse sympathy or compassion in
Example Sentences:'Her fate moved us all'
dispose of by selling
Example Sentences:'The chairman of the company told the salesmen to move the computers'
progress by being changed
Example Sentences:'The speech has to go through several more drafts''run through your presentation before the meeting'
live one's life in a specified environment
Example Sentences:'she moves in certain circles only'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.
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