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British pronunciation/mˈuːv/
American pronunciation/ˈmuv/
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to change your position or location

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to move definition and meaning
1.1

to make a quick start, departure, etc.

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We're running late, let's move or we'll miss our flight.
The party was dying down, so I decided it was time to be moving.
1.2

(in board games, particularly the game of chess) to make a change in the position of a piece

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He moved his knight to a central square for better control.
They moved their pawn to capture an opponent's piece.
I moved my knight to attack the opponent's bishop.
Through clever positioning, White has created a situation where his opponent must move.
It's up to you to decide which piece to move next.
1.3

to change or make someone or something change their position in an apparent way

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The wind moved the curtains back and forth.
I moved the chair to the other side of the table.
She moved the cursor across the screen to select a file.
The earthquake moved the furniture and caused some items to fall.
He moved his hand to catch the falling object.
1.4

to change one's place of residence or work

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She moved from one department to another within the company.
We'll be moving to a different office building next month.
He is moving to a different country to pursue his career.
We're planning to move to a different state for a fresh start.
1.5

to sell something or make the arrangements for it to be sold

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This new skincare product is moving off the shelves quickly.
The popular energy drink is moving fast.
With its compelling storyline, booksellers should easily be able to move this mystery novel.
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to develop or make progress in a specific direction or manner

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2.1

to switch from one standpoint, state, or activity to a different one

2.2

to take action, particularly in order to solve a problem or achieve a goal

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to make someone do a particular thing

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3.1

to make someone experience strong emotions, particularly sadness or sympathy

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Let's move the appointment to a later time.
Let's move the team meeting to the afternoon.
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to put forward a suggestion or proposal formally

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a change made by a player in the position of a piece in a board game

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move definition and meaning
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the act of deciding to do something

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something that one does or needs to do in order to accomplish something

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the act of changing your residence or place of business

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a change of position that does not entail a change of location

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the act of changing location from one place to another

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The cat moved swiftly across the room.
The dancer moved gracefully across the stage.
The train is moving slowly due to the heavy snowfall.
The camper could hear animals moving around in the bushes nearby.
She moved quickly to avoid the falling object.
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