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move /muv/ v. moved, moving, moves8 [I] (in a formal meeting or court of law) to make a motion: I move that this meeting be adjourned.
n. 1 a change of position: The policeman told the thief not to make a move or he would shoot. 2 a change of homes: We made a move from a city apartment to a suburban house. 3 a players action: In chess, each player makes one move at a time. 4 Dont make a move!: Stand still!: The police officer told the criminal, Dont make a move while I handcuff you! 5 on the move: a. to go to different places: I have been on the move all day, from work to the supermarket to the post office to the cleaners. b. to be functioning well, in action: Our plans are really on the move now for marketing our new product. 6 infrml. to get a move on: to hurry, move fast: We should get a move on, or well be late for the movie. 7 to make a move: a. to take action: We should make a move now and offer money for that house. b. to change space: We made a move downtown to a new set of offices. 8 to make the move: a. to change jobs: I made the move to a new job (or) company last month. b. to take a specific action: I am thinking about going back to school and I should make the move now. 9 slang to put a move on s.o.: to make sexual advances to s.o.: This guy put a move on my girlfriend and asked her for a date, but she said, No!
Thesaurus: 1[I;T] (syns.) to advance, proceed: Traffic moved slowly out of the city during rush hour. Traffic advanced (or) proceeded slowly out of the city during rush hour. 2[I;T] (syns.) to relocate, transfer (a home or office): We moved from Chicago to New Orleans. We relocated from Chicago to New Orleans. 3[I;T] (syns.) to shift (a position), stretch: I moved my arms over my head. I shifted [T] (syns.) to touch (with strong emotion), affect: The singer moved the hearts of the audience with her love songs. The singer touched the hearts of the audience, etc. 5[I;T] (syn.) to shift a piece in a game: I moved my queen down the chessboard. I shifted[I;T] (syn.) to sell: Air conditioners [I] (syns.) to socialize with, circulate among: She moves among the famous in Hollywood. She socializes with (or) circulates among the famous in Hollywood.