1. The act of deciding to do something (synset 100166763)
    "he didn't make a move to help"; "his first move was to hire a lawyer"
  2. The act of changing your residence or place of business (synset 100169479)
    "they say that three moves equal one fire"
  3. A change of position that does not entail a change of location (synset 100332776)
    "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility"
  4. The act of changing location from one place to another (synset 100280679)
    "police controlled the motion of the crowd"; "the movement of people from the farms to the cities"; "his move put him directly in my path"
  5. (game) a player's turn to take some action permitted by the rules of the game (synset 100166993)
  1. Change location;
    Move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically (synset 201839438)
    "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"
  2. Cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense (synset 201854282)
    "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
  3. Move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion (synset 201835473)
    "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
  4. Change residence, affiliation, or place of employment (synset 201859592)
    "We moved from Idaho to Nebraska"; "The basketball player moved from one team to another"
  5. Follow a procedure or take a course (synset 202377696)
    "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"
  6. Be in a state of action (synset 200014542)
    "she is always moving"
  7. Go or proceed from one point to another (synset 200124250)
    "the debate moved from family values to the economy"
  8. Perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) (synset 202372362)
    "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"
  9. Have an emotional or cognitive impact upon (synset 201771801)
    "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd"; "he was dumb-struck by the news"; "her comments struck a sour note"
  10. Give an incentive for action (synset 201653541)
    "This moved me to sacrifice my career"
  11. Arouse sympathy or compassion in (synset 201775311)
    "Her fate moved us all"
  12. Dispose of by selling (synset 202360955)
    "The chairman of the company told the salesmen to move the computers"
  13. Progress by being changed (synset 200540190)
    "The speech has to go through several more drafts"; "run through your presentation before the meeting"
  14. Live one's life in a specified environment (synset 202604860)
    "she moves in certain circles only"
  15. Have a turn;
    Make one's move in a game (synset 201079008)
    "Can I go now?"
  16. Propose formally;
    In a debate or parliamentary meeting (synset 200880877)

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