Move Move, v. i. 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. [1913 Webster]

The foundations also of the hills moved and were shaken, because he was wroth. --Ps. xviii. 7. [1913 Webster]

On the green bank I sat and listened long, . . . Nor till her lay was ended could I move. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. To act; to take action; to stir; to begin to act; as, to move in a matter. [1913 Webster]

3. To change residence; to remove, as from one house, town, or state, to another. [1913 Webster]

4. (Chess, Checkers, etc.) To change the place of a piece in accordance with the rules of the game. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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