Verb: move moov
Noun: move moov
- Change location; proceed; also used metaphorically
"The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell";
- travel, go, locomote
- 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";
- Move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
"He moved his hand slightly to the right"
- Change residence, affiliation, or place of employment
"We moved from Idaho to Nebraska"; "The basketball player moved from one team to another"
- Follow a procedure or take a course
"We should move farther in this matter";
- go, proceed
- Be in a state of action
"she is always moving";
- be active
- Go or proceed from one point to another
"the debate moved from family values to the economy"
- Perform an action; do something
"We must move quickly";
- Have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
"This child moved me as unusually mature";
- affect, impress, strike
- Give an incentive for action
"This moved me to sacrifice my career";
- motivate, actuate, propel, prompt, incite
- Arouse sympathy or compassion in
"Her fate moved us all"
- Dispose of by selling
"The chairman of the company told the salesmen to move the computers"
- Progress by being changed
"The speech has to move through several more drafts";
- go, run
- Live one's life in a specified environment
"she moves in certain circles only"
- Have a turn; make one's move in a game
"Can I move now?";
- Propose formally; in a debate or parliamentary meeting
- make a motion
- The act of deciding to do something
"he didn't make a move to help"; "his first move was to hire a lawyer"
- The act of changing your residence or place of business
"they say that three moves equal one fire";
- A change of position that does not entail a change of location
"an impatient move of his hand";
- motion, movement, motility
- The act of changing location from one place to another
"his move put him directly in my path";
- motion, movement
- (games) a player's turn to take some action permitted by the rules of the game
Derived forms: moves, moved, moving
See also: move back, move on, move out, move over
Type of: advise, alter, cause, change, conclusion, decision, determination, do, engender, flog [Brit], live, make, play, propose, sell, suggest, turn, vary
Antonym: stand still, stay