- (v.) travel, go, move, locomote (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically) "How fast does your new car go"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
- (v.) move, displace (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense) "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
- (v.) move (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion) "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
- (v.) move (change residence, affiliation, or place of employment) "We moved from Idaho to Nebraska"; "The basketball player moved from one team to another"
- (v.) go, proceed, move (follow a procedure or take a course) "We should go farther in this matter"; "She went through a lot of trouble"; "go about the world in a certain manner"; "Messages must go through diplomatic channels"
- (v.) be active, move (be in a state of action) "she is always moving"
- (v.) move (go or proceed from one point to another) "the debate moved from family values to the economy"
- (v.) act, move (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)) "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
- (v.) affect, impress, move, strike (have an emotional or cognitive impact upon) "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd"
- (v.) motivate, actuate, propel, move, prompt, incite (give an incentive for action) "This moved me to sacrifice my career"
- (v.) move (arouse sympathy or compassion in) "Her fate moved us all"
- (v.) move (dispose of by selling) "The chairman of the company told the salesmen to move the computers"
- (v.) move, go, run (progress by being changed) "The speech has to go through several more drafts"; "run through your presentation before the meeting"
- (v.) move (live one's life in a specified environment) "she moves in certain circles only"
- (v.) move, go (have a turn; make one's move in a game) "Can I go now"
- (v.) move, make a motion (propose formally; in a debate or parliamentary meeting)
- (adj.) moving (in motion) "a constantly moving crowd"; "the moving parts of the machine"
- (adj.) moving (arousing or capable of arousing deep emotion) "she laid her case of destitution before him in a very moving letter- N. Hawthorne
- (adj.) moving (used of a series of photographs presented so as to create the illusion of motion) "Her ambition was to be in moving pictures or `the movies'"
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