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English

Etymology

From Old English moven, Old French moveir, French mouvoir, [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] movēre "to change, exchange, go in or out, quit".

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to move

Third person singular
mov

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to move (third-person singular simple present mov, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) 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. (intransitive) To act; to take action; to stir; to begin to act; as, to move in a matter.
  3. (intransitive) To change residence; to remove, as from one house, town, or state, to another; to go and live at another place.
  4. (intransitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To change the place of a piece in accordance with the rules of the game.
  5. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 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.
  6. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) 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.
  7. (transitive) To excite to action by the presentation of motives; to rouse by representation, persuasion, or appeal; to influence.
  8. (transitive) To arouse the feelings or passions of; especially, to excite to tenderness or compassion; to touch pathetically; to excite, as an emotion.
  9. (transitive) 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.
  10. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To apply to, as for aid.

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Translations

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Noun

Singular
move

Plural
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move ({{{1}}})
  1. The act of moving; a movement.
  2. An act for the attainment of an object; a step in the execution of a plan or purpose.
  3. A formalized or practiced action used in athletics, dance, physical exercise, self-defense, hand-to-hand combat, etc.
    She always gets spontaneous applause for that one move.
    He can win a match with that one move.
  4. The event of changing one's residence.
  5. (chess) The act of moving a token on a gameboard from one position to another when it's one's turn to play.

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References

move” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.


Finnish

Etymology

Noun

move (stem move-*)

  1. (military slang) A conscript who acquires or has acquired exemptions from physical education for falsified reasons of health, i.e. by feigning sick.

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Galician

Verb

move

  1. third-person singular present indicative of mover.
  2. second-person singular imperative of mover.

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