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See definition of move on Dictionary.com
  • nounprogress, deed
  • verbbe in motion, put in motion
  • verbmotivate, influence

synonyms for move

  • act
  • action
  • change
  • maneuver
  • measure
  • motion
  • movement
  • ploy
  • procedure
  • shift
  • step
  • alteration
  • modification
  • proceeding
  • stir
  • stirring
  • stratagem
  • stroke
  • turn
  • variation
See also synonyms for: countermove / moved / moves / moving / unmoved
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antonyms for move

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  • cessation
  • idleness
  • inaction
  • inactivity
  • inertia
  • repose
  • rest
  • stagnation
  • stoppage
  • failure
  • regression
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How to use move in a sentence

Yet when I stop gazing the next impulse is to move on; for if I have time to rest anywhere, why not at home?
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Why, the skule committy are goin' to hold a meetin' up here to say whether they'll move the skule house or the cats.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Aunt Ri was looking forward to the rest with great anticipation; she was heartily tired of being on the move.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Wait patiently until your side move over from the Opposition to the Government benches.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
He was a good judge of men, that eagle-faced major; he knew that the slightest move with hostile intent would mean a smoking gun.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
So, small as his force was, only one hundred and eighty, he determined to move out and attack Porter without delay.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The climax was reached when a most offensive policeman in a dictatorial manner ordered me to 'Move on.'
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
These redcoats move along social lines that don't look like much to a cowman; but once in the Force you must abide by them.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
She didn't move for a minute, and the shocked, stricken look in her eyes grew more intense.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Isabel, completely ignored, waited until the story was finished, and then made a deliberate move.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO MOVE

  • accomplishment
  • achievement
  • action
  • deed
  • doing
  • execution
  • exploit
  • feat
  • move
  • operation
  • performance
  • step
  • thing
  • undertaking
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.