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“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.

Idioms for move

Origin of move

1200–50; Middle English meven, moven < Anglo-French mover ≪ Latin movēre

synonym study for move

1. See advance. 22. See motion.

OTHER WORDS FROM move

coun·ter·move, nouncoun·ter·move, verb, coun·ter·moved, coun·ter·mov·ing.out·move, verb (used with object), out·moved, out·mov·ing.un·moved, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for move on (1 of 2)

move on

verb (adverb)

to go or cause (someone) to leave somewhere
(intr) to progress; evolvefootball has moved on since then
(intr) to put a difficult experience behind one and progress mentally or emotionally

British Dictionary definitions for move on (2 of 2)

move
/ (muːv) /

verb

noun

Word Origin for move

C13: from Anglo-French mover, from Latin movēre
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Idioms and Phrases with move on (1 of 2)

move on

Continue moving or progressing; also go away. For example, It's time we moved on to the next item on the agenda, or The police ordered the spectators to move on. [First half of 1800s]

Idioms and Phrases with move on (2 of 2)

move

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