- to approach or make advances toward usurping another's success, authority, position, or the like.
- to take aggressive steps to control or possess: The company has not yet moved in on the consumer market.
- to leave or go away: I’ve been in this job ten years and it’s time to move on.
- to approach or attack as a military target: The army is moving on the capital itself.
- to progress or change: Those hats were popular once, but fashion has moved on.
- to move past an upsetting experience and go on with one’s life.
OTHER WORDS FOR move
Idioms about move
- to begin; act: We'd better get a move on before it rains.
- to hurry; hasten.
- busy; active: on the move from morning till night.
- going from place to place: Infantry units have been on the move all day.
- advancing; progressing: an industry on the move.
Origin of move
OTHER WORDS FROM movecoun·ter·move, nouncoun·ter·move, verb, coun·ter·moved, coun·ter·mov·ing.outmove, verb (used with object), out·moved, out·mov·ing.un·moved, adjective
How to use move in a sentence
He captures all the different issues a president deals with and moves from one to the next.
I notice he moves at a slightly slower pace than everyone else, and keeps his gestures compact.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
BBC producer Jeane McCallum: “May be time for a return to Cuba before McDonalds moves in.”Castro's Hipster Apologists Want to Keep Cuba ‘Authentically’ Poor|Michael Moynihan|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The idea is to reveal human nature and behavior with your camera moves.
But he did speak to the issue of the razzle-dazzle camera moves, at least indirectly.
As the organist closes his pedal, the indicator key again moves upward into its normal position.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
In all Trevithick's moves there was a scramble for money, in which he invariably came worst off.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
When it moves out it drags them on the return journey toward the depths of the sea.
Whose life moves forward in blessing, as all lives should move, and whom we must come back to at some happy, future day.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
Its water in a general way moves as does a billiard ball when it flies from one cushion to another.
British Dictionary definitions for move
- a player's turn to move his piece or take other permitted action
- a permitted manoeuvre of a piece
- to get started
- to hurry up
- travelling from place to place
- advancing; succeeding
- very active; busy
Word Origin for move
Other Idioms and Phrases with move
In addition to the idioms beginning with move
- move a muscle
- move heaven and earth
- move in
- move on
- move up
- get a move on
- on the move
Also see undermover.