Wearing her trademark red-slippers pin as she moves to Washington, Kathleen Sebelius is not in Kansas anymore.
Silently, he moves to grab a kombo (a whisk broom instrument)—then, softly, he taps her shoulders and head.
The moves and countermoves appear set to continue, if not accelerate.
The shock tactics and the moves toward the music industry were part of the same very strategy.
When soldiers arrive at Nakumatt, they fire at everything that moves, including three policemen.
And I cannot endure it—the table that moves, and the—O Garry!
It does not, however, run in the same way, but moves by frequent leaps.
Suppose a citizen of New York moves to Pennsylvania and establishes a residence there.
"The highest humour often moves me to tears," said Mr. Amarinth musingly.
These are the moves given in the Handbook, and the game is dismissed as equal.
late 13c., from Anglo-French mover, Old French movoir "to move, get moving, set out; set in motion; introduce" (Modern French mouvoir), from Latin movere "move, set in motion; remove; disturb" (past participle motus, frequentative motare), from PIE root *meue- "to push away" (cf. Sanskrit kama-muta "moved by love" and probably mivati "pushes, moves;" Lithuanian mauti "push on;" Greek ameusasthai "to surpass," amyno "push away").
Intransitive sense developed in Old French and came thence to English, though it now is rare in French. Meaning "to affect with emotion" is from c.1300; that of "to prompt or impel toward some action" is from late 14c. Sense of "to change one's place of residence" is from 1707. Meaning "to propose (something) in an assembly, etc.," is first attested mid-15c. Related: Moved; moving.
mid-15c., "proposal," from move (v.). From 1650s in the gaming sense. Meaning "act of moving" is from 1827. Phrase on the move "in the process of going from one place to another" is from 1796; get a move on "hurry up" is Americal English colloquial from 1888 (also, and perhaps originally, get a move on you).