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Definitions of move:
  • noun:   the act of deciding to do something
    Example: "He didn't make a move to help"
  • noun:   (game) a player's turn to move a piece or take some other permitted action
  • noun:   the act of changing your residence or place of business
    Example: "They say that three moves equal one fire"
  • noun:   the act of changing location from one place to another
    Example: "The movement of people from the farms to the cities"
  • noun:   a change of position that does not entail a change of location
    Example: "Movement is a sign of life"
  • verb:   dispose of by selling
    Example: "The chairman of the company told the salesmen to move the computers"
  • verb:   live one's life in a specified environment
    Example: "She moves in certain circles only"
  • verb:   progress by being changed
  • verb:   propose formally; in a debate or parliamentary meeting
  • verb:   have a turn; make one's move in a game
  • verb:   go or proceed from one point to another
    Example: "The debate moved from family values to the economy"
  • verb:   arouse sympathy or compassion in
    Example: "Her fate moved us all"
  • verb:   move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
    Example: "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
  • verb:   cause to move, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
    Example: "Move those boxes into the corner, please"
  • verb:   change residence, affiliation, or place of employment
    Example: "We moved from Idaho to Nebraska"
  • verb:   perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
    Example: "We must move quickly"
  • verb:   be in a state of action
  • verb:   follow a procedure or take a course
  • verb:   have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
  • verb:   change location; move, travel, or proceed
    Example: "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"
  • verb:   give an incentive for action
    Example: "This moved me to sacrifice my career"

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