Meaning of MOVE in English
/moohv/ , v. , moved, moving , n.
1. to pass from one place or position to another.
2. to go from one place of residence to another: They moved from Tennessee to Texas.
3. to advance or progress: The red racing car moved into the lead.
4. to have a regular motion, as an implement or a machine; turn; revolve.
5. to sell or be sold: That new model is moving well.
6. to start off or leave: It's time to be moving.
7. to transfer a piece in a game, as chess or checkers.
8. (of the bowels) to discharge or eject the feces; evacuate.
9. to be active in a particular sphere: to move in musical society.
10. to take action; proceed.
11. to make a formal request, application, or proposal: to move for a new trial.
12. to change from one place or position to another.
13. to set or keep in motion.
14. to prompt, actuate, or impel to some action: What moved you to do this?
15. to arouse or excite the feelings or passions of; affect with emotion (usually fol. by to ): to move someone to anger.
16. to affect with tender or compassionate emotion; touch: The tale of tragedy moved her.
17. to transfer (a piece in a game) from one position to another.
18. to dispose of (goods) by sale.
19. to cause (the bowels) to discharge or eject the feces.
20. to propose formally, as to a court or judge, or for consideration by a deliberative assembly.
21. to submit a formal request or proposal to (a court, a sovereign, etc.).
22. move in , to begin to occupy a place in which to live or work.
23. move in on , Informal.
a. to approach or make advances toward usurping another's success, authority, position, or the like.
b. to take aggressive steps to control or possess: The company has not yet moved in on the consumer market.
24. move on , to approach or attack as a military target: The army is moving on the capital itself.
25. move out , to leave a place in order to start or continue a planned march, maneuver, journey, etc.: The troops will move out of the encampment at dawn.
26. move over , to change or cause to change to another position, esp. to make room for another: to make space by moving over.
27. move up , to advance to a higher level.
28. an act or instance of moving; movement.
29. a change of location or residence.
30. an action toward an objective or goal; step: a move toward a higher tax.
31. (in chess, checkers, etc.) a player's right or turn to make a play.
32. a play or maneuver, as in a game or sport.
33. get a move on , Informal.
a. to begin; act: We'd better get a move on before it rains.
b. to hurry; hasten.
34. make one's move , Informal. to act, esp. to assert oneself at an opportune time.
35. on the move ,
a. busy; active: on the move from morning till night.
b. going from place to place: Infantry units have been on the move all day.
c. advancing; progressing: an industry on the move.
36. put moves on , Slang. to make sexual advances toward. Also, make a move on .
[ 1200-50; ME meven, moven mover movere ]
Syn. 1. stir, budge. See advance. 2. remove. 4. spin, gyrate, rotate, operate. 12. shift, transfer; propel. 13. agitate. 14. influence, induce, incite, instigate, lead. 28. See motion .
Ant. 12. fix.
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012