[ moovd ]
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  1. (of the mind or feelings) affected with emotion or passion; touched: Your unexpected kindness has left me grateful and deeply moved.Everyone was moved by the story of his capture and eventual rescue.

  2. having been changed from one position or place to another: It’s obvious which are the moved objects—you can see the handprints in the dust.

Origin of moved

First recorded in 1200–50; move + -ed2

Words Nearby moved Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use moved in a sentence

  • A little boy of four was moved to passionate grief at the sight of a dead dog taken from a pond.

    Children's Ways | James Sully
  • Profiting by this, Benjy quietly moved away round a colossal buttress of the berg, and took refuge in an ice-cave.

    The Giant of the North | R.M. Ballantyne
  • They had moved away from the tables now, and were walking very slowly down the room.

  • So they often occured mid-paragraph; here they have been moved to a more appropriate place.

    Assimilative Memory | Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
  • The friends were standing close to the wall; but on these sounds they moved away; and a key presently turned in the door.