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move (n):
the act of deciding to do something
Samples
he didn't make a move to help.
his first move was to hire a lawyer
move (n):
(game) a player's turn to take some action permitted by the rules of the game
move (n):
the act of changing your residence or place of business
Samples
they say that three moves equal one fire
Related Words: relocation
move (n):
the act of changing location from one place to another
Samples
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

Related Words: motionment
move (n):
a change of position that does not entail a change of location
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the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise.
movement is a sign of life.
an impatient move of his hand.
gastrointestinal motility

Related Words: motionment
move (v):
be in a state of action
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she is always moving
Related Words: be active
move (v):
go or proceed from one point to another
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the debate moved from family values to the economy
move (v):
have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
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This child impressed me as unusually mature.
This behavior struck me as odd

Related Words: affectimpress
move (v):
arouse sympathy or compassion in
Samples
Her fate moved us all
move (v):
progress by being changed
Samples
The speech has to go through several more drafts.
run through your presentation before the meeting

Related Word: run
move (v):
propose formally; in a debate or parliamentary meeting
move (v):
have a turn; make one's move in a game
Samples
Can I go now?
Related Words: go
move (v):
give an incentive for action
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This moved me to sacrifice my career
Related Words: actuateincitemotivatepropel
move (v):
move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Samples
He moved his hand slightly to the right
move (v):
change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
Samples
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

Related Words: golocomotetravel
move (v):
cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Samples
Move those boxes into the corner, please.
I'm moving my money to another bank.
The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant
move (v):
change residence, affiliation, or place of employment
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We moved from Idaho to Nebraska.
The basketball player moved from one team to another
move (v):
follow a procedure or take a course
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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

Related Word: proceed
move (v):
dispose of by selling
Samples
The chairman of the company told the salesmen to move the computers
move (v):
perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Samples
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

Related Words: act
move (v):
live one's life in a specified environment
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she moves in certain circles only
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Do as you would be done by

Sana nasıl davranılmasını istiyorsan öyle davran
Treat and respect others as you would hope to be respected and treated by them.


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