Word:

Move

Pronunciation: mŌv
v. t.1.To cause to change place or posture in any manner; to set in motion; to carry, convey, draw, or push from one place to another; to impel; to stir; as, the wind moves a vessel; the horse moves a carriage.
[imp. & p. p. Moved (mŌvd); p. pr. & vb. n. Moving.]
2.(Chess, Checkers, etc.) To transfer (a piece or man) from one space or position to another on a playing board, according to the rules of the game; as, to move a king.
3.To excite to action by the presentation of motives; to rouse by representation, persuasion, or appeal; to influence.
Minds desirous of revenge were not moved with gold.
- Knolles.
No female arts his mind could move.
- Dryden.
4.To arouse the feelings or passions of; especially, to excite to tenderness or compassion; to touch pathetically; to excite, as an emotion.
When he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them.
- Matt. ix. 36.
[The use of images] in orations and poetry is to move pity or terror.
- Felton.
5.To propose; to recommend; specifically, to propose formally for consideration and determination, in a deliberative assembly; to submit, as a resolution to be adopted; as, to move to adjourn.
Let me but move one question to your daughter.
- Shak.
They are to be blamed alike who move and who decline war upon particular respects.
- Hayward.
6.To apply to, as for aid.
v. i.1.To change place or posture; to stir; to go, in any manner, from one place or position to another; as, a ship moves rapidly.
The foundations also of the hills moved and were shaken, because he was wroth.
- Ps. xviii. 7.
On the green bank I sat and listened long, . . .
Nor till her lay was ended could I move.
- Dryden.
2.To act; to take action; to stir; to begin to act; as, to move in a matter.
3.To change residence; to remove, as from one house, town, or state, to another.
4.(Chess, Checkers, etc.) To change the place of a piece in accordance with the rules of the game.
n.1.The act of moving; a movement.
2.(Chess, Checkers, etc.) The act of moving one of the pieces, from one position to another, in the progress of the game; also, the opportunity or obligation to so move a piece; one's turn; as, you can only borrow from the bank in Monopoly when it's your move.
3.An act for the attainment of an object; a step in the execution of a plan or purpose.
To make a move
a - To take some action toward a goal, usually one involving interaction with other people.
b - To move a piece, as in a game.
To be on the move
to bustle or stir about.
Noun1.Movemove - the act of deciding to do something; "he didn't make a move to help"; "his first move was to hire a lawyer"
2.move - the act of changing your residence or place of business; "they say that three moves equal one fire"
Synonyms: relocation
3.Movemove - 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"
4.move - 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"
Synonyms: movement, motion
5.move - (game) a player's turn to move a piece or take some other permitted action
Verb1.move - change location; move, travel, or proceed; "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"
Synonyms: go, locomote, travel
2.move - cause to move, 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"
Synonyms: displace
3.move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
Antonyms:
stand still - remain in place; hold still; remain fixed or immobile; "Traffic stood still when the funeral procession passed by"
4.move - change residence, affiliation, or place of employment; "We moved from Idaho to Nebraska"; "The basketball player moved from one team to another"
Antonyms:
stay put, stick, stick around, stay - stay put (in a certain place); "We are staying in Detroit; we are not moving to Cincinnati"; "Stay put in the corner here!"; "Stick around and you will learn something!"
5.move - 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"
Synonyms: go, proceed
6.move - be in a state of action; "she is always moving"
Synonyms: be active
7.move - go or proceed from one point to another; "the debate moved from family values to the economy"
8.move - 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"
Synonyms: act
9.move - have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd"
Synonyms: impress, strike, affect
10.move - give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career"
11.move - arouse sympathy or compassion in; "Her fate moved us all"
12.move - dispose of by selling; "The chairman of the company told the salesmen to move the computers"
13.move - progress by being changed; "The speech has to go through several more drafts"; "run through your presentation before the meeting"
Synonyms: go, run
14.move - live one's life in a specified environment; "she moves in certain circles only"
15.move - have a turn; make one's move in a game; "Can I go now?"
Synonyms: go
16.move - propose formally; in a debate or parliamentary meeting
Synonyms: make a motion
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Mouther
Mouthful
Mouthless
mouthlike
mouthpart
Mouthpiece
mouthwash
mouton
Movability
Movable
movable barrier
movable feast
Movable letter
Movableness
Movables
Movably
-- Move --
move around
move back
move back and forth
move in
move in on
move into
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move on
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