Dictionary.com

moving

[ moo-ving ]
/ ˈmu vɪŋ /
Save This Word!
See synonyms for: moving / movingly on Thesaurus.com

adjective
capable of or having movement: a moving object.
causing or producing motion.
involved in changing the location of possessions, a residence, office, etc.: moving expenses.
involving a motor vehicle in motion.
actuating, instigating, or impelling: the moving spirit behind the party.
stirring or evoking strong feelings or emotions, especially touchingly or pathetically: a moving story.
QUIZ
CAN YOU ANSWER THESE COMMON GRAMMAR DEBATES?
There are grammar debates that never die; and the ones highlighted in the questions in this quiz are sure to rile everyone up once again. Do you know how to answer the questions that cause some of the greatest grammar debates?
Question 1 of 7
Which sentence is correct?

Origin of moving

First recorded in 1300–50, moving is from the Middle English word meving.See move, -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM moving

mov·ing·ly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use moving in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for moving

moving
/ (ˈmuːvɪŋ) /

adjective
arousing or touching the emotions
changing or capable of changing position
causing motion

Derived forms of moving

movingly, adverb
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK