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The act of physically moving
“The soccer player performed a move on the field that I had not seen before.”
A change of house or business premises
“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.”
An act that initiates or advances a process or plan
“If there is any move to block the deal, the opinion of the Competition Authority must be sought.”
A player's turn to change the position of a piece in a board game
“It's your move now.”
To leave or exit
“When security showed up, we knew it was time to move.”
To go from one place to another
“We couldn't believe our luck when they asked us to move from Economy to Business Class.”
To get to a location by any means of motion
“I really don't think you need any help to move over there.”
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.”
To manually take and carry something and change its position or location
“We need to move the merchandise interstate tomorrow morning.”
To rouse to strong feeling or action
“His love and his grace will move you to echo the words of John the Baptist.”
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.”
To take action
“This time, police and security forces did not follow orders to move against the violent crowd.”
To change one's place of residence or work
“David had always wanted to move to Spain.”
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.”
To arouse affection, pity, or compassion in
“The documentary will move you in a deep and profound way.”
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.”
To change, progress, or develop in a specified way
“She would move from being a researcher to being a lecturer.”
To change one's views
“I reserve the right to move my position on this matter should new information become available.”
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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