Dictionary Results for move|
1. move - noun
· the act of deciding to do something; "he didn't make a move to help"; "his first move was to hire a lawyer"
Hypernym(s): decision, determination, conclusion
2. move - noun
· the act of changing your residence or place of business; "they say that three moves equal one fire"
3. move - noun
· a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility"
Synonym(s): motion, movement, motility
4. move - noun
· the act of changing location from one place to another; "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"
Synonym(s): motion, movement
5. move - noun
· (game) a player's turn to take some action permitted by the rules of the game
Hypernym(s): turn, play
6. move - verb
· 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"
Synonym(s): travel, go, locomote
7. move - verb
· 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"
8. move - verb
· move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
9. move - verb
· change residence, affiliation, or place of employment; "We moved from Idaho to Nebraska"; "The basketball player moved from one team to another"
10. move - verb
· 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"
Synonym(s): go, proceed
Hypernym(s): act, move
11. move - verb
· be in a state of action; "she is always moving"
12. move - verb
· go or proceed from one point to another; "the debate moved from family values to the economy"
Hypernym(s): change, alter, vary
13. move - verb
· 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"
14. move - verb
· have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd"; "he was dumb-struck by the news"; "her comments struck a sour note"
Synonym(s): affect, impress, strike
15. move - verb
· give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career"
Synonym(s): motivate, actuate, propel, prompt, incite
Hypernym(s): cause, do, make
16. move - verb
· arouse sympathy or compassion in; "Her fate moved us all"
Hypernym(s): affect, impress, move, strike
17. move - verb
· dispose of by selling; "The chairman of the company told the salesmen to move the computers"
18. move - verb
· progress by being changed; "The speech has to go through several more drafts"; "run through your presentation before the meeting"
Synonym(s): go, run
19. move - verb
· live one's life in a specified environment; "she moves in certain circles only"
20. move - verb
· have a turn; make one's move in a game; "Can I go now?"
21. move - verb
· propose formally; in a debate or parliamentary meeting
Hypernym(s): propose, suggest, advise
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