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Overview of verb move

The verb move has 16 senses

  • 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")

  • 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")

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

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

  • 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")

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

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

  • 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")

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Overview of adj moving

The adj moving has 3 senses

  • moving -- (in motion; "a constantly moving crowd"; "the moving parts of the machine")

  • moving -- (arousing or capable of arousing deep emotion; "she laid her case of destitution before him in a very moving letter"- N. Hawthorne)

  • moving -- (used of a series of photographs presented so as to create the illusion of motion; "Her ambition was to be in moving pictures or `the movies'")