Synonyms of move
- 1. move, decision, determination, conclusion
- usage: the act of deciding to do something; "he didn't make a move to help"; "his first move was to hire a lawyer"
- 2. move, relocation, change
- usage: the act of changing your residence or place of business; "they say that three moves equal one fire"
- 3. motion, movement, move, motility, change
- usage: a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility"
- 4. motion, movement, move, change
- usage: the act of changing location from one place to another; "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"
- 5. move, turn, play
- usage: (game) a player's turn to take some action permitted by the rules of the game
- 1. travel, go, move, locomote
- usage: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "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"
- 2. move, displace
- usage: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
- 3. move
- usage: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
- 4. move
- usage: change residence, affiliation, or place of employment; "We moved from Idaho to Nebraska"; "The basketball player moved from one team to another"
- 5. go, proceed, move, act, move
- usage: follow a procedure or take a course; "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"
- 6. be active, move
- usage: be in a state of action; "she is always moving"
- 7. move, change, alter, vary
- usage: go or proceed from one point to another; "the debate moved from family values to the economy"
- 8. act, move
- usage: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "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"
- 9. affect, impress, move, strike
- usage: have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd"
- 10. motivate, actuate, propel, move, prompt, incite, cause, do, make
- usage: give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career"
- 11. move, affect, impress, move, strike
- usage: arouse sympathy or compassion in; "Her fate moved us all"
- 12. move, sell
- usage: dispose of by selling; "The chairman of the company told the salesmen to move the computers"
- 13. move, go, run, change
- usage: progress by being changed; "The speech has to go through several more drafts"; "run through your presentation before the meeting"
- 14. move, live
- usage: live one's life in a specified environment; "she moves in certain circles only"
- 15. move, go
- usage: have a turn; make one's move in a game; "Can I go now?"
- 16. move, make a motion, propose, suggest, advise
- usage: propose formally; in a debate or parliamentary meeting
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Definition and meaning of move (Dictionary)