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Part of Speech: noun
Results: 13
2. The act of moving one of the pieces, from one position to another, in the progress of the game.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To change place or posture; to stir; to go, in any manner, from one place or position to another; as, a ship moves rapidly.
2. To act; to take action; to stir; to begin to act; as, to move in a matter.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To cause to change place or posture in any manner; to set in motion; to carry, convey, draw, or push from one place to another; to impel; to stir; as, the wind moves a vessel; the horse moves a carriage.
2. To transfer ( a piece or man) from one space or position to another, according to the rules of the game; as, to move a king.
4. To arouse the feelings or passions of; especially, to excite to tenderness or compassion; to touch pathetically; to excite, as an emotion.
5. To propose; to recommend; specifically, to propose formally for consideration and determination, in a deliberative assembly; to submit, as a resolution to be adopted; as, to move to adjourn.
6. To apply to, as for aid.
Examples of usage:
  • And yet I did not move. - "Poems", Edward Shanks.
  • Wolfenden exclaimed softly; " don't move if you can help it!" - "Mysterious Mr. Sabin", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
  • Then we’ ll move out. - "Rebel Spurs", Andre Norton.
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