move move  /ˈmuv/


  1. (v) give an incentive for action
  2. (v) arouse sympathy or compassion in
  3. (v) dispose of by selling
  4. (v) progress by being changed
  5. (v) live one's life in a specified environment
  6. (v) have a turn; make one's move in a game
  7. (v) propose formally; in a debate or parliamentary meeting
  8. (n) the act of deciding to do something
  9. (n) the act of changing your residence or place of business
  10. (n) a change of position that does not entail a change of location
  11. (n) the act of changing location from one place to another
  12. (n) (game) a player's turn to take some action permitted by the rules of the game
  13. (v) change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
  14. (v) cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
  15. (v) move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
  16. (v) change residence, affiliation, or place of employment
  17. (v) follow a procedure or take a course
  18. (v) be in a state of action
  19. (v) go or proceed from one point to another
  20. (v) perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
  21. (v) have an emotional or cognitive impact upon



  1. When people move away as part of normal neighborhood turnover, the people who move in are generally more affluent.
  2. It's tough, but it's the smart move.
  3. He made his move because he felt guilty about the size of his residential carbon footprint, and now prefers life tiny and tidy.


  1. Move needle on efficiency

    Donald Atkinson, Bernie Mazyck and Bryan Cordell: Move needle on energy efficiency
    on June 24, 2013     Source: The Greenville News

  2. Blackhawks move within 1 win of Stanley Cup title

    Blackhawks move within 1 win of Stanley Cup title
    on June 23, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  3. Republicans move to defend caucus-convention system

    Republicans move to defend caucus-convention system by Dan Harrie The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 22, 2013 05:09PM MDT Sandy • Utah Republican loyalists who have repeatedly and soundly rejected changes to the state’s unusual caucus-convention method of selecting nominees for elected office now want to move to aggressively to defend the system they feel is under assault by outside forces ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune


  1. "I'm ready to move forward. The majority of Democrats are ready to move forward. And I believe the majority of Americans are ready to move forward," he said. "But the fact is, without bipartisan support, as we had just a few years ago, we...
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source:

  2. "But it didn't work. They passed the ball very well, they made us work very hard in the defence. When we finally won the ball, we were too tired to move quickly forward. They have been playing together for several years, they are very cohesive,...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Miroslav Klose Source: The Canadian Press

  3. "Today's announcement is another important step as we integrate out global operations and move forward with Merck's strategic priorities," Chief Executive Officer Richard Clark said. "These changes are crucial to drive future growth."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Richard Clark Source: The Star-Ledger -

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