The act of deciding to do something.
The act of changing your residence or place of business:
— They say that three moves equal one fire.
Polish: przeprowadzka, przenosiny
A change of position that does not entail a change of location:
— Movement is a sign of life.
— An impatient move of his hand.
Polish: poruszenie, ruszenie
The act of changing location from one place to another:
— The movement of people from the farms to the cities.
— His move put him directly in my path.
Dutch: omzetting, translocatie, transpositie, verplaatsing
game A player's turn to take some action permitted by the rules of the game.
Change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically:
— The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell.
Dutch: gaan, verplaatsen
Cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense:
— Move those boxes into the corner, please.
— The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant.
Move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion.
Change residence, affiliation, or place of employment.
Follow a procedure or take a course.
Dutch: verdergaan, voortkomen
Be in a state of action.
synonym: be active.
Go or proceed from one point to another.
Dutch: overgaan, overspringen, overstappen, voortbewegen
Perform an action, or work out or perform (an action):
— We must move quickly.
Have an emotional or cognitive impact upon.
Dutch: draaien, frapperen, inboezemen, treffen
Give an incentive for action:
— This moved me to sacrifice my career.
Dutch: begeesteren, enthousiasmeren, motiveren, opwarmen
Arouse sympathy or compassion in.
Dutch: bewegen, ontroeren, roeren
Dispose of by selling.
Progress by being changed.
Live one's life in a specified environment.
Have a turn; make one's move in a game.
Dutch: beurt, go
Propose formally; in a debate or parliamentary meeting.
synonym: make a motion.
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