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See definition of on the move on Dictionary.com
  • as inactive
  • as inmigrant/migratory
  • as inmigrational
  • as intransmigratory

synonyms for on the move

  • aggressive
  • alive
  • bold
  • busy
  • determined
  • diligent
  • dynamic
  • eager
  • energetic
  • engaged
  • enthusiastic
  • forceful
  • intense
  • keen
  • lively
  • quick
  • ready
  • resolute
  • alert
  • daring
  • fireball
  • jumping
  • pushing
  • rapid
  • sharp
  • whiz
  • agile
  • animated
  • assiduous
  • brisk
  • bustling
  • chipper
  • dashing
  • dexterous
  • enlivened
  • enterprising
  • eventful
  • forcible
  • fresh
  • frisky
  • hard-working
  • high-spirited
  • hyper
  • industrious
  • inventive
  • nimble
  • perky
  • persevering
  • purposeful
  • sprightly
  • spry
  • zealous

antonyms for on the move

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  • afraid
  • apathetic
  • calm
  • cowardly
  • disinterested
  • dispirited
  • dull
  • idle
  • ignorant
  • inactive
  • indifferent
  • irresolute
  • lazy
  • lethargic
  • lifeless
  • meek
  • quiet
  • slow
  • sluggish
  • stupid
  • uneducated
  • unenthusiastic
  • weak
  • abeyant
  • dormant
  • immobile
  • inert
  • quiescent
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      How to use on the move in a sentence

      Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
      THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
      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
      You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
      MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
      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
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