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.
- mov·ing·ly, adverb
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How to use moving in a sentence
Ella Mai’s Homage To Janet JacksonThe singer and her dancer tapped into Jackson’s style for a moving performance of the single “Not Another Love Love Song.”
You need to keep trading and moving players until you get to that point.Daryl Morey Made A Lot Of Trades. How Much Did They Help The Rockets? | Jared Dubin | October 22, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
So it’s a slow-moving and super-consequential situation and everyone is gathering in these virtual spaces, and it’s just incredibly ripe for baseless speculation.Our misinformation problem is about to get much, much worse | Sean Illing | October 6, 2020 | Vox
In the US, preliminary moving data are hinting at higher interest in more residential parts of cities and in suburban areas—a trend that was picking up before the pandemic.
Momentum relates to how difficult it is to stop a moving object.
It was seen by a small delegation of star-struck prelates and dignitaries who later described the film as “moving.”Pope Francis Has the Pleasure of Meeting Angelina Jolie for a Few Seconds | Barbie Latza Nadeau | January 8, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Yung Lean was born Jonatan Leandoer Håstad in Belarus, before moving to Sweden at the age of 3.The Cult of Yung Lean: ‘I’m Building An Anarchistic Society From the Ground Up’ | Marlow Stern | January 4, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
In the 1950s, you had people like Richard Hofstadter and Arthur Schlesinger moving back and forth between the two worlds.
“You ask me my motivation,” Marvin says, moving back into his tough guy persona again.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile | Robert Ward | January 3, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
There have been previous waves of people moving to Texas, and we are now experiencing the latest wave.
They ranged from moving trunks to cleaning cisterns, and, by grace of all of them, Sim was doing very well.The Bondboy | George W. (George Washington) Ogden
She had listened—she had listened intently, looking straight out of the window and without moving.Confidence | Henry James
First, how about the expansibility needed to supply adequate funds for crop-moving?Readings in Money and Banking | Chester Arthur Phillips
Thus all about us is the moving and shifting spectacle of riches and poverty, side by side, inextricable.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice | Stephen Leacock
The Alcalde remained kneeling for a short time by the side of the corpse, his lips moving in prayer.
British Dictionary definitions for moving
arousing or touching the emotions
changing or capable of changing position
- movingly, adverb
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