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Definition of "move" []

  • To change in position from one point to another: moved away from the window. (verb-intransitive)
  • To progress in sequence; go forward: a novel that moves slowly. (verb-intransitive)
  • To follow a specified course: Earth moves around the sun. (verb-intransitive)
  • To progress toward a particular state or condition: moving up in the company; moved into the lead. (verb-intransitive)
  • To go from one residence or location to another; relocate. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "move" in a sentence
  • "The word move comes from a Hebrew word that means “to brood.”"
  • "The title of this article on the CNN home page "McCain" surprised "by Palin move" is misleading since McCain's comment was not meant to be taken seriously. geecee"
  • "Peterson started Oklahoma's next drive with a 23-yard run that included a spin move from a near stop that left a Tulsa defender empty-handed."