Move Meaning

There are 21 meaning(s) for word Move

Move Meaning 1 : give an incentive for action

    Example : This moved me to sacrifice my career

    Synonyms : actuate,  incite,  motivate,  prompt,  propel
Move Meaning 2 : be in a state of action

    Synonyms : be active
Move Meaning 3 : change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

    Example : The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell

    Synonyms : go,  locomote,  travel
Move Meaning 4 : the act of changing location from one place to another

    Example : the movement of people from the farms to the cities,his move put him directly in my path

    Synonyms : motion,  movement
Move Meaning 5 : cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

    Example : The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

    Synonyms : displace
Move Meaning 6 : perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

    Example : We must move quickly

    Synonyms : act
Move Meaning 7 : the act of changing your residence or place of business

    Example : they say that three moves equal one fire

    Synonyms : relocation
Move Meaning 8 : have a turn; make one's move in a game

    Synonyms : go
Move Meaning 9 : have an emotional or cognitive impact upon

    Synonyms : affect,  impress,  strike
Move Meaning 10 : follow a procedure or take a course

    Synonyms : go,  proceed
Move Meaning 11 : a change of position that does not entail a change of location

    Example : movement is a sign of life,an impatient move of his hand

    Synonyms : motility,  motion,  movement
Move Meaning 12 : progress by being changed

    Synonyms : go,  run
Move Meaning 13 : propose formally; in a debate or parliamentary meeting

    Synonyms : make a motion
Move Meaning 14 : arouse sympathy or compassion in

    Example : Her fate moved us all

Move Meaning 15 : change residence, affiliation, or place of employment

    Example : We moved from Idaho to Nebraska,The basketball player moved from one team to another

Move Meaning 16 : dispose of by selling

    Example : The chairman of the company told the salesmen to move the computers

Move Meaning 17 : (game) a player's turn to take some action permitted by the rules of the game

Move Meaning 18 : go or proceed from one point to another

    Example : the debate moved from family values to the economy

Move Meaning 19 : live one's life in a specified environment

    Example : she moves in certain circles only

Move Meaning 20 : move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

    Example : He moved his hand slightly to the right

Move Meaning 21 : the act of deciding to do something

    Example : he didn't make a move to help,his first move was to hire a lawyer

Move Antonyms

How to Pronounce Move

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