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The act of physically moving
“The soccer player performed a move on the field that I had not seen before.”
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A change of house or business premises
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“She added that due to their recent move of premises, they have twice the amount of space but only the same staff to work in it.”
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An act that initiates or advances a process or plan
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“If there is any move to block the deal, the opinion of the Competition Authority must be sought.”
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A player's turn to change the position of a piece in a board game
“It's your move now.”
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A project or undertaking, especially a bold or complex one
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An act of changing to or adopting one thing in place of another
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A change in temperament or circumstance, especially sudden
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A gesture or action used to convey information or an instruction
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The act of loading data into a computer
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(usually used in plural form "advances") An amorous approach or proposition
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Dislocation
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A commotion
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The action or process of moving or being moved
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A discernible change in opinion or loyalties
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A move or journey through an area
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Walk
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To leave or exit
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“When security showed up, we knew it was time to move.”
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To go from one place to another
“We couldn't believe our luck when they asked us to move from Economy to Business Class.”
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To get to a location by any means of motion
“I really don't think you need any help to move over there.”
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To physically change the way something is as opposed to its original state
“Visitors were instructed not to move or touch any of the furnishings.”
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To manually take and carry something and change its position or location
“We need to move the merchandise interstate tomorrow morning.”
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To rouse to strong feeling or action
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“His love and grace will move you to echo the words of John the Baptist.”
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To change, progress, or develop in a specified way
“We must have a historical perspective if we want to be able to move forward progressively as a people and as a nation.”
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To take action
“This time, police and security forces did not follow orders to move against the violent crowd.”
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To change one's place of residence or work
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“David had always wanted to move to Spain.”
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To propose for discussion and resolution at a meeting or legislative assembly
“He will stress that local senators can move amendments to the legislation if they wish.”
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To arouse affection, pity, or compassion in
“The documentary will move you deeply and profoundly.”
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To spend most of one's time with a specified social group
“We move in similar circles, attending the same formal dinners and charity functions.”
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To change, progress, or develop in a specified way
“She would move from being a researcher to being a lecturer.”
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To change one's views
“I reserve the right to move my position on this matter should new information become available.”
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To cause something to function with motion
“When I handle the joystick, it will move the game character on the screen.”
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To move or proceed smoothly and readily
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To exert force or pressure on
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To move, usually over long distances
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To be in motion by moving one's feet in a slow and alternative manner
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(usually in the negative) To handle, especially in order to interfere with, alter, or otherwise affect
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To cause (two or more things) to exchange places
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Move, or tend to move, towards a centre of gravity or other attractive force
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To move materials with a shovel
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To move or be carried by or as if by wind
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To scatter or set here and there among other things
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Have a strong emotional effect on
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To penetrate
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To make a series of small irregular or violent movements
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Lift or move with a lever
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To be moved by the wind or an air current
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To dismiss from a job
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To move to face in another direction
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(wash over) To fill or overcome (with an emotion)
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To state a fact or belief confidently and forcefully
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To physically guide a person or animal
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To recover or feel better
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To make a transition or change
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To wiggle, fidget or play with
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Be similar to
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To be purchased in specified amounts
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To shock, disturb, or upset
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Look, search for over a wide area
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To move up and down lightly and quickly in the air
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To behave in a specified way
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To point in a direction
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To place or transport in one's mind, usually in reference to one's feelings, emotions or insecurities
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To transfer oneself to another place, especially in the company of others
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(especially of waves) To sweep or splash in a particular direction
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To make a series of unsteady side-to-side motions
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To maintain the operations of
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To transfer temporarily to alternative employment
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Do business, carry out
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Slide against will
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To offer a recommendation
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Move or cause to move rapidly in a circle or spiral
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(with reference to a limb or joint) To bend or become bent
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To move closer to