move-out

[ moov-out ]
/ ˈmuvˌaʊt /

noun

an act or instance of vacating a living or working place: With so many business move-outs, the local economy is suffering.

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Origin of move-out

noun use of verb phrase move out

Definition for move out (2 of 2)

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 out (1 of 2)

move out

verb

(adverb) to vacate a residence, place of business, etc, or help (someone) to do this

British Dictionary definitions for move out (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 out

move

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