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

synonyms for moves

  • act
  • action
  • change
  • maneuver
  • measure
  • motion
  • movement
  • ploy
  • procedure
  • shift
  • step
  • alteration
  • modification
  • proceeding
  • stir
  • stirring
  • stratagem
  • stroke
  • turn
  • variation

antonyms for moves

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

As the organist closes his pedal, the indicator key again moves upward into its normal position.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE 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.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
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 SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
Its water in a general way moves as does a billiard ball when it flies from one cushion to another.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
The waters being retained on their level, form a current which moves toward the west.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
She moves slyly among the bracken, and her exquisite scent serves to guide her unerringly as she works up wind.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
Then the sad procession moves on, Mary following her divine Son on His way to death.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
He must just adore her, for he won't speak to another woman, and just moves about in that small, hot room all day.
THE CIRCULAR STUDYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
The director may consider the performance as an animated poster which moves rapidly from design to design.
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