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move meaning

[ mu:v ]   Pronunciation:
Synonyms of "move""move" in a sentence
MeaningMobile
  • Verb: move  moov
    1. Change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
      "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"
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    Noun: move  moov
    1. The act of deciding to do something
      "he didn't make a move to help"; "his first move was to hire a lawyer" 
    2. The act of changing your residence or place of business
      "they say that three moves equal one fire"
      - relocation 
    3. A change of position that does not entail a change of location
      "an impatient move of his hand"
      - motion, movement, motility 
    4. The act of changing location from one place to another
      "his move put him directly in my path"
      - motion, movement 
    5. (game) a player's turn to take some action permitted by the rules of the game

    Derived forms: moved, moves, moving

    See also: motion, movable, move back, move on, move out, move over, moveable, movement, mover

    Type of: advise, alter, cause, change, conclusion, decision, determination, do, flog [Brit], live, make, play, propose, sell, suggest, turn, vary

    Antonym: stand still, stay

    Encyclopedia: Move


  • [American slang]
    to travel from one place to another.
      The whole family moved from Denver to Chicago.
      We moved to the country.

  • [Business]
    verb, noun

    verb

    1 [no obj]

    to change the place where you live or work or where sth is situated:

    The company is moving to Madrid.

    He is willing to move in order to find work, if necessary.

    RELOCATE

    2 [+ obj]

    to make sb change from one job, department, etc. to another:

    I'm being moved to the New York office.

    They moved her sideways

    (= gave her a different job that was not at a higher level).

    3 [no obj] (used with an adverb or a preposition)

    to make progress in the way or direction mentioned:

    Share prices moved ahead today.

    The project is moving on steadily.

    She moved up rapidly through the company.

    Recruitment is not moving as fast as we'd hoped.

    4 [+ obj]

    to suggest sth formally so that it can be discussed and decided:

    I move that a vote be taken.

    He moved a recommendation that the shareholders accept the bid.

    SYN PUT STH FORWARD

    5 [+ obj or no obj]

    to be sold very quickly; to make sth be sold very quickly:

    High street fashion is moving fast.

    Even heavier advertising failed to move the goods.

    movement noun [C,U]:

    laws to allow free movement of goods and services

    There has been no movement in oil prices.

    TIME noun

    PHRASAL VERBS

    move on (to sth)

    1

    to progress or start sth new, especially when this means forgetting the past:

    It's time for me to move on and allow the company's new management team to do its job.

    2

    to start discussing sth else:

    Can we move on to the next item on the agenda?

    move over to sth

    to change to doing or using sth different:

    We had to persuade our production team that it was time to move over to the new software.

    noun [C]

    CAREER MOVE

    1

    an action that you do or need to do to achieve sth:

    The management have made no move to settle the strike.

    Selling the smaller stores was seen as a good move.

    2

    a change in ideas, attitudes, or behaviour:

    There was a move away from rail freight to transportation by road.

    3

    an act of changing the place where you live or work, or where sth is situated:

    What's the date of your move?

    The move from London to Manchester was a success for the business.

    Her new job is just a sideways move

    (= a change to a new job at the same level.


  • [Medicine]
    vb moved; mov·ing vi
    1 : to go or pass from one place to another
    2 of the bowels : to eject fecal matter : EVACUATE
    ¦ vt
    1 : to change the place or position of
    2 : to cause (the bowels) to void
Examples
  • The mp moved an amendment to the bill.
  • They halt to consider their next move.
  • He moved to leeds and set up as a printer.
  • The furniture is too cumbersome to move.
  • Well, let us move on to the next item.
  • When the car is in gear it will move.
  • The boat was moving quickly toward the shore.
  • They moved in, bought a couple of beds.
  • The bus was so crowded that nobody could move ..
  • Forget it, and move on to tomorrow.
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