move


move
move [mo͞ov]
vt.
moved, moving [ME moven < Anglo-Fr mover < OFr movoir < L movere < IE base * mew-, to push away > Sans mīvati, (he) shoves]
1. to change the place or position of; push, carry, or pull from one place or position to another
2. to set or keep in motion; actuate, impel, turn, stir, etc.
3. to cause or persuade (to act, do, say, speak, etc.); prompt
4. to arouse or stir the emotions, passions, or sympathies of
5. to propose or suggest; esp., to propose formally, as in a meeting
6. to cause (the bowels) to evacuate
7. Commerce to dispose of (goods) by selling
vi.
1. to change place or position; go (to some place)
2. to change one's place of residence, business, etc.
3. to live or be active in a specified milieu or setting [to move in artistic circles]
4. to make progress; advance
5. to take action; begin to act
6.
a) to be, or be set, in motion
b) to operate in a certain fixed motion; turn, revolve, etc.: said of machines
7. to make a formal appeal or application (for) [move for a new trial]
8. to evacuate: said of the bowels
9. Informal to start leaving; depart: often with on [time to be moving on]
10. Chess Checkers etc.
a) to change the position of a piece
b) to be put in another position: said of a piece
11. Commerce to be disposed of by sale: said of goods
n.
1. the act of moving; a movement
2. one of a series of actions toward some goal
3. a change of residence, business location, etc.
4. Chess Checkers etc. the act of moving or a player's turn to move
5. Slang an action, device, trick, etc. intended to deceive; esp., in sports, a deceptive maneuver or movement
SYN.- AFFECT1
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☆ get a move on Slang
1. to start moving
2. to hurry; go faster
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☆ move in on Slang
1. to draw near, with the intention of capturing
2. to attempt to take over control of (something) from (someone)
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move over
to move to another place or position, esp. an adjacent one
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move up
to promote or be promoted
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on the move
Informal moving about from place to place
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put the moves on or put a move on
Slang to attempt to seduce by the use of deceptive tricks or devices

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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