part of speech: verb
inflections: moves, moving, moved
definition 1: to change position or place.
- Let’s move to better seats up front.
synonyms: shift, stir
definition 2: to be in motion.
- I watched the dog’s tail move back and forth.
synonyms: flow, run
definition 3: to go ahead or progress.
- Work on the new bridge is moving slowly.
synonyms: advance, go, pass, progress, roll, travel
definition 4: to change the location of one’s home or business.
- They are moving to California next month.
definition 5: to make a request at a meeting.
- The mayor moved that the law be passed.
definition 6: to change the position or location of.
- I moved my bed to the other side of the room.
synonyms: carry, convey, send, shift, switch, transfer, transport
definition 7: to put or keep in motion.
- The wind moved the sailboat.
synonyms: pass, propel, push, roll, send
definition 8: to cause to have tender or powerful feelings.
- We were moved to tears by his story.
synonyms: affect, impress, stir, touch
phrase: move on
phrase: move over
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or an instance of moving.
- The dog made a move toward the cat.
definition 2: an action planned to bring about something.
- He thought about what would help the situation before he made a move.
definition 3: in checkers and other board games, the act of making a play.
- In one move, I jumped three of his men.