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Ten-year-old boys move differently than middle-aged women, who move differently than athletic guys, who move differently than government bureaucrats.
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Meaning of "move" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD MOVE

From Anglo-French mover, from Latin movēre.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF MOVE

move  [muːv] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MOVE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Move is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb move in English.

WHAT DOES MOVE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of move in the English dictionary

The first definition of move in the dictionary is to go or take from one place to another; change in location or position. Other definition of move is to change. Move is also to be or cause to be in motion; stir.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO MOVE

PRESENT

Present
I move
you move
he/she/it moves
we move
you move
they move
Present continuous
I am moving
you are moving
he/she/it is moving
we are moving
you are moving
they are moving
Present perfect
I have moved
you have moved
he/she/it has moved
we have moved
you have moved
they have moved
Present perfect continuous
I have been moving
you have been moving
he/she/it has been moving
we have been moving
you have been moving
they have been moving
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I moved
you moved
he/she/it moved
we moved
you moved
they moved
Past continuous
I was moving
you were moving
he/she/it was moving
we were moving
you were moving
they were moving
Past perfect
I had moved
you had moved
he/she/it had moved
we had moved
you had moved
they had moved
Past perfect continuous
I had been moving
you had been moving
he/she/it had been moving
we had been moving
you had been moving
they had been moving
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will move
you will move
he/she/it will move
we will move
you will move
they will move
Future continuous
I will be moving
you will be moving
he/she/it will be moving
we will be moving
you will be moving
they will be moving
Future perfect
I will have moved
you will have moved
he/she/it will have moved
we will have moved
you will have moved
they will have moved
Future perfect continuous
I will have been moving
you will have been moving
he/she/it will have been moving
we will have been moving
you will have been moving
they will have been moving
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would move
you would move
he/she/it would move
we would move
you would move
they would move
Conditional continuous
I would be moving
you would be moving
he/she/it would be moving
we would be moving
you would be moving
they would be moving
Conditional perfect
I would have move
you would have move
he/she/it would have move
we would have move
you would have move
they would have move
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been moving
you would have been moving
he/she/it would have been moving
we would have been moving
you would have been moving
they would have been moving
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you move
we let´s move
you move
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to move
Past participle
moved
Present Participle
moving
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MOVE


amove
əˈmuːv
approve
əˈpruːv
behoove
bɪˈhuːv
countermove
ˈkaʊntəˌmuːv
disapprove
ˌdɪsəˈpruːv
disprove
dɪsˈpruːv
emove
ɪˈmuːv
eruv
ˈɛəruːv
groove
ɡruːv
improve
ɪmˈpruːv
microgroove
ˈmaɪkrəʊˌɡruːv
misimprove
ˌmɪsɪmˈpruːv
poove
puːv
prove
pruːv
regroove
riːˈɡruːv
remove
rɪˈmuːv
reprove
rɪˈpruːv
tongue-and-groove
ˌtʌŋənˈɡruːv
who´ve
huːv
you´ve
juːv

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MOVE

movableness
movably
move heaven and earth
move in
move on
move out
move the goalposts
moveability
moveable
moveable feast
moveableness
moveably
moved
moveless
movelessly
movelessness
movement
movements
mover
movers and shakers

WORDS THAT END LIKE MOVE

a cut above
above
cove
dove
drove
fall in love
for love
glove
grove
hove
in love
love
on the improve
on the move
over and above
stove
the above
trove
when push comes to shove
wood-burning stove

Synonyms and antonyms of move in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «MOVE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «move» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of move

Translation of «move» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MOVE

Find out the translation of move to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of move from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «move» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

行动
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

mudanza
570 millions of speakers

English

move
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चाल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حَرَكَةٌ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

движение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ação
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পদক্ষেপ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mouvement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bergerak
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Umzug
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

移動
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

행동
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pindhah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự di chuyển
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நடவடிக்கை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हलवा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hareket
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mossa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ruch
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

рух
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mutare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κίνηση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

skuif
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

flytt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

flytting
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of move

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MOVE»

The term «move» is very widely used and occupies the 1.803 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MOVE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «move» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «move» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about move

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10 QUOTES WITH «MOVE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word move.
1
Bryan Adams
I've always wanted to push myself and move with the tide. That's just how I am and it's worked for me.
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Douglas Adams
In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.
3
Richard V. Allen
If it is widely assumed that the new President cannot move forward simply because of a narrow victory, there can easily develop a sense of unease and uncertainty, adversely affecting every sector of American society, our economy and the perception of other nations.
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Jennifer Aniston
I think it's important to have closure in any relationship that ends - from a romantic relationship to a friendship. You should always have a sense of clarity at the end and know why it began and why it ended. You need that in your life to move cleanly into your next phase.
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Jacob Artist
When I was a senior, I got accepted into the Julliard School for Dance, but ultimately decided to move to L.A. to act, so that was a fun conversation with the parents. I truly have some of the greatest parents ever.
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David Baker
I think we always move from imitation to assimilation to innovation, but I can't name you 20 people outside those we've already recognized who ever got to point three: innovation.
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Robert Ballard
The body is sort of a pain. It has to go to the bathroom. It has to be comfortable. But the spirit is indestructible. It can move at the speed of light.
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Brad Bird
Ten-year-old boys move differently than middle-aged women, who move differently than athletic guys, who move differently than government bureaucrats.
9
Saffron Burrows
In orthodox film-making, you never shoot sequentially - but with improv, obviously every move you make has a knock-on effect; it is a cumulative process. I have improvised, on the non-scripted 'Timecode.' It can become entirely indulgent: actors smashing crockery and competing verbally.
10
David Burtka
A relationship is work, and it changes. And you go with the changes. It's more good times than bad times, but it's not always good. You have to overcome those issues and move on.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MOVE»

Discover the use of move in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to move and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Move: What 1,000 Churches Reveal about Spiritual Growth
Focusing on Jesus’ definition of spiritual growth as increasing love of God and others, and utilizing the results of the multi-denominational REVEAL survey, Greg Hawkins and Cally Parkinson show us how to assess a person’s level of ...
Greg L. Hawkins, Cally Parkinson, 2011
2
When Pigs Move in
Dickerson delivers principles for deliverance and provides stories of men and women whose lives have been transformed because someone commanded their demons to leave.
Don Dickerman, 2009
3
Total Frat Move
Written with the goal of being the most fun you've ever had reading a book, TOTAL FRAT MOVE pulls back the curtain on this world of hard-partying American decadence. The stories are unabashed. They are hilarious.
W.R. Bolen, 2013
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MOVE: Architecture in Motion - Dynamic Components and Elements
Architects and engineers are engaging more and more with the issue of movement in architecture: How can we control and reduce the energy requirement of buildings?
Michael Schumacher, Oliver Schaeffer, Michael-Marcus Vogt, 2010
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Discourse on the Move: Using Corpus Analysis to Describe ...
Discourse on the Move is the first book-length exploration of how corpus-based methods can be used for discourse analysis, applied to the description of discourse organization.
Douglas Biber, Thomas Albin Upton, 2007
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Move
Babies push up, scoot, climb stairs, and bounce, depicting the many ways they can move.
Elizabeth Verdick, Marjorie Lisovskis, 2013
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Move It!: Motion, Forces and You
Introduces forces, such as pushing, pulling, gravity, and friction, using simple terminology and examples.
Adrienne Mason, 2005
8
Move Your Stuff, Change Your Life: How to Use Feng Shui to ...
Unfortunately, feng shui's seemingly complicated methods are often difficult to learn and apply in a meaningful way. Fortunately, Move Your Stuff, Change Your Life is written in plain and simple English for the modern Western reader.
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Mafias on the Move: How Organized Crime Conquers New Territories
This is important because it allows Varese to counter some of the more hysterical claims about mafia penetration of foreign markets put forward by attention-seeking academics, journalists, and think tanks.
Federico Varese, 2013
10
Foundation Actionscript 3.0 Animation: Making Things Move!
The material inside this book covers everything you need to know to harness the power of ActionScript 3.0. First, all the basics of script-based animation and setting up an ActionScript 3.0 project are covered.
Keith Peters, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MOVE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term move is used in the context of the following news items.
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Move Over Munich: A World Record Beer Garden Opens in the U.S.
Think “craft beer” and hot spots like Bend, Oregon, Fort Collins, Colorado or pretty much all of Vermont come to mind. But down in North ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
2
Did the Virgin Mary's lips just move?
PARISHIONERS at an Australian church believe they've witnessed a holy miracle after filming a strange vision during a prayer service. «NEWS.com.au, Jul 15»
3
Buehrle backs Aaron Sanchez move to relief role
Mark Buehrle understands the Toronto Blue Jays' decision to move Aaron Sanchez back to the bullpen. In fact, the veteran left-hander figured ... «Sportsnet.ca, Jul 15»
4
Sydney Swan Lewis Jetta considers a move home to Western …
Super-quick Sydney premiership player Lewis Jetta is understood be open to a move home to Western Australia at the end of the season. «The Age, Jul 15»
5
Six young homeless people move into new apartments
Emma (19) was homeless for a year, but now she is sitting on her sofa in her new apartment in Dublin. She moved in three weeks ago and ... «Irish Times, Jul 15»
6
Everton FC fan Riddick Bowe hints at move to Liverpool
Celebrity Evertonian Riddick Bowe has claimed that he is contemplating relocating to Merseyside to be closer to his beloved Blues. The former ... «Liverpool Echo, Jul 15»
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Baker wants to move government headquarters to Largo, lawmakers …
The Prince George's County government wants to move its headquarters from sleepy Upper Marlboro to Largo, an area near the Capital ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
8
Historic house move set for Friday
A historic Knoxville house is getting ready for a big move later this week. The 13-02 White Avenue house in the Fort Sanders neighborhood ... «WBIR-TV, Jul 15»
9
Greyhound bus service plans to move Santa Maria operations to …
A Santa Maria man and his young daughter asked the City Council on Tuesday night to move the Greyhound bus station from its current location on Cypress St. «KSBY San Luis Obispo News, Jul 15»
10
Jon Stewart Tries to Move On from Trump 'Masturbation'
Jon Stewart tonight tried to move on from Donald Trump to more important issues because, he said, “Much like incessant masturbation, ... «Mediaite, Jul 15»

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