Complete Definition of "move"

English

rank|grave|serious|possession|954|move|foreign|native|members

Etymology
From OE. moven, OF. moveir, F. mouvoir, L. movere|movÄre "to change, exchange, go in or out, quit".

Pronunciation
IPA|/muËv/
audio|en-us-move.ogg|Audio (US)
rhymes|uËv

Verb
en-verb|mov|ing

  1. intransitive To change place or posture; to stir; to go, in any manner, from one place or position to another; as, a ship moves rapidly.
  2. intransitive To act; to take action; to stir; to begin to act; as, to move in a matter.
  3. intransitive To change residence; to remove, as from one house, town, or state, to another; to go and live at another place.
  4. intransitive chess To change the place of a piece in accordance with the rules of the game.
  5. transitive ergative 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.
  6. transitive chess To transfer (a piece or man) from one space or position to another, according to the rules of the game; as, to move a king.
  7. transitive To excite to action by the presentation of motives; to rouse by representation, persuasion, or appeal; to influence.
  8. transitive To arouse the feelings or passions of; especially, to excite to tenderness or compassion; to touch pathetically; to excite, as an emotion.
  9. transitive 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.
  10. transitive obsolete To apply to, as for aid.

Synonyms
top2
actuate
affect
agitate
impel
incite
incline
induce
influence
mid2
instigate
offer
persuade
prompt
propose
rouse
stir
trouble

Derived terms
rel-top
move about
move along
move down
move house
move in
move into
move it
move on
move one's arse/move one's ass/move one's bum/move one's butt
move out
move over
move the deckchairs on the Titanic
move the goalposts
move up
movable
rel-mid
movability
movableness
movably
movant
moveless
movelessly
movelessness
movement
movent
mover
movie
moving
movingly
movingness
remove
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Translations
trans-top|to change place or posture; to go
Catalan: moure's
Danish: bevæge sig, flytte sig, sætte i bevægelse
Dutch: bewegen, zich bewegen, zich verplaatsen
Finnish: t+|fi|liikkua, t+|fi|siirtyä
French: t+|fr|se mouvoir, t+|fr|se déplacer
German: sich bewegen
Greek, Ancient: κινεá¿Î½
Hebrew: t|he|××|trzaz|scHebr, t|he|× ×¢|trna`|scHebr
Hungarian: mozog, eljár
Icelandic: t+|is|flytja
Ido: des-plas-izar, movar
Italian: t+|it|muoversi
trans-mid
Japanese: åã (ããã, ugoku)
Korean: ìì§ì´ë¤ (umjigida)
Old English: t-|ang|scriþan|altscrīþan|xsOld English
Polish: ruszaÄ siÄ, poruszaÄ siÄ
Romanian: t+|ro|miÅca, t-|ro|muta
Spanish: moverse
Swedish: flytta sig, flytta på sig, röra sig, röra på sig
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trans-top|to act; to take action
Danish: bevæge sig
Dutch: stappen ondernemen, maatregelen treffen
Finnish: liikkua, liikahtaa
Hebrew: t-|he|פע×|trpa`ál|scHebr
trans-mid
Japanese: åã (ugoku)
Korean: ìì§ì´ë¤ (umjikida)
Romanian: t|ro|actiona
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trans-top|to change residence
Danish: t-|da|flytte
Dutch: t+|nl|verhuizen
Finnish: t+|fi|muuttaa
French: t+|fr|déménager
German: t+|de|umziehen
Hebrew: Hebr|×¢×ר ×××¨× (`avár dirá)
Hungarian: költözködik, kiköltözködik, más házba költözik
Icelandic: flytja, flytjast búferlum
Italian: t+|it|trasferirsi
trans-mid
Japanese: å¼ã£è¶ã (ã²ã£ãã, hikkosu)
Korean: ì´ì¬íë¤ (isahada)
Polish: przeprowadzaÄ siÄ
Romanian: t-|ro|muta
Spanish: t-|es|mudar
Swedish: t+|sv|flytta
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trans-top|to change the place of a piece
Arabic: Arab|تحر٠IPAchar|(taħárraka)
Chinese: å¨ (dòng)
Danish: trække (in chess)
Dutch: zetten, een zet doen
Estonian: t-|et|käima
Finnish: t+|fi|siirtää
French: t+|fr|bouger
German: bewegen
Hebrew: t|he|××××|trhezíz|scHebr
Hungarian: mozgat
trans-mid
Icelandic: t-|is|færa
Italian: t+|it|muovere, t+|it|spostare
Japanese: åãã (ãããã, ugokasu)
Korean: ì´ëìí¤ë¤ (idongsikida)
Lingala: koningisa
Portuguese: t+|pt|mover
Romanian: t+|ro|miÅca, t-|ro|muta
Russian: двигаÑÑ (dvígatâ)
Spanish: t+|es|mover
Swedish: t+|sv|flytta
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trans-top|to cause to change place or posture; to set in motion
Danish: flytte, bevæge
Dutch: (doen) bewegen, verroeren, roeren
Finnish: t+|fi|siirtää, t-|fi|liikuttaa
French: t+|fr|déplacer
German: t+|de|bewegen
Hebrew: t|he|××××|trhezíz|scHebr, t|he|×× ××¢|trhenía`|scHebr
Icelandic: t+|is|flytja, t-|is|færa
trans-mid
Japanese: åãã (ugokasu)
Spanish: t+|es|mover
Swedish: flytta, röra (röra sig|sig)
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trans-top|to transfer from one space or position to another
Danish: t-|da|flytte
Dutch: verzetten, verplaatsen
Finnish: t+|fi|siirtää
Hebrew: t|he|××××|trhezíz|scHebr
Icelandic: t+|is|flytja, t-|is|færa
trans-mid
Japanese: 移åããã (idousase-ru)
Korean: ì´ëìí¤ë¤ (idongsikida)
Romanian: t+|ro|miÅca, t-|ro|muta
Swedish: t+|sv|flytta
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trans-top|to excite to action
Danish: bevæge
Dutch: drijven, aanzetten, aansporen, bewegen
Finnish: t+|fi|innostaa
Hebrew: Hebr|×× ××¢ ×פע××× (henía` lif'`ulá), t-|he|×פע××|trhif`íl|scHebr
Icelandic: t+|is|flytja, t-|is|færa, t+|is|keyra
trans-mid
Romanian: t|ro|emoţiona, t|ro|însufleţi
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trans-top|to arouse the feelings or passions of
Danish: bevæge, tilskynde
Dutch: ontroeren, roeren, bewegen, aangrijpen, ontzetten
Finnish: t-|fi|liikuttaa
Hebrew: t|he|ר×ש|trragásh|scHebr
Icelandic: snerta
trans-mid
Japanese: æåããã (causative conjugation:terminal æåãã(kandousuru))
Korean: ìì§ì´ë¤ (umjikida)
Romanian: t|ro|emoţiona
Swedish: t+|sv|röra
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trans-top|to propose; to recommend
Danish: foreslå, fremsætte forslag om
Dutch: t+|nl|voorstellen
Finnish: t+|fi|ehdottaa, t+|fi|esittää
Icelandic: leggja til
trans-mid
Korean: ìì§ì´ë¤ (umjikida)
Romanian: t+|ro|propune, t|ro|recomanda
Swedish: t-|sv|föreslå
Telugu: à°à°¡à±, à°à°¦à±à°²à±
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trans-top|to apply to
trans-mid
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Latin: t-|la|movere|alt=movÄre
ttbc|Ido: diplasar, movar

Noun
en-noun

  1. The act of moving; a movement.
  2. An act for the attainment of an object; a step in the execution of a plan or purpose.
  3. The event of changing one's residence.
  4. chess The act of moving a token on a gameboard from one position to another when it's one's turn to play.

Derived terms
rel-top
camera move
get a move on
rel-mid}]
make a move
on the move
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Translations
trans-top|the act of moving; a movement
Danish: bevægelse
Dutch: beweging f, verroering f
Finnish: liike, liikahdus
Hebrew: תנ××¢×|תְּנ×Ö¼×¢Ö¸× (tnu'a) f, ×××× (mahalach) m
trans-mid
Romanian: t|ro|miÅcare|f
Swedish: t+|sv|rörelse|c
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trans-top|an act for the attainment of an object or purpose
Danish: skridt
Dutch: t+|nl|stap|m, t+|nl|maatregel|m
Finnish: askel, liikahdus
Hebrew: פע××× (pe'ula) f, ×××× (mahalach) m
trans-mid
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trans-top|the event of changing one's residence
Danish: flytning
Dutch: t+|nl|verhuizing|f
Finnish: muutto
French: t+|fr|déménagement|m
Hebrew: ××¢×ר ××ר×
trans-mid
Romanian: t-|ro|mutare|f
Swedish: t+|sv|flytt|c
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trans-top|the act of moving a token on a gameboard
Czech: t-|cs|tah|m
Danish: træk
Dutch: t+|nl|zet|m, t+|nl|beurt|f
Estonian: t-|et|käik
Finnish: t-|fi|siirto
French: t+|fr|mouvement|m
Hebrew: ×××× ×ש×××
trans-mid
Romanian: t|ro|miÅcare|f, t-|ro|mutare|f
Swedish: t+|sv|drag|n
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Ido: movo

References
R:Webster 1913

Category:1000 English basic words
Category:English ergative verbs

ar:move
de:move
el:move
fa:move
fr:move
io:move
it:move
kk:move
la:move
hu:move
ja:move
pl:move
pt:move
ru:move
simple:move
fi:move
sv:move
ta:move
te:move
vi:move
tr:move
uk:move
zh:move

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