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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 move /ˈmuv/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 move /ˈmuv/ 動詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Move v. t. [imp. & p. p. Moved p. pr. & vb. n. Moving.]
 1. To cause to change place or posture in any manner; to set in motion; to carry, convey, draw, or push from one place to another; to impel; to stir; as, the wind moves a vessel; the horse moves a carriage.
 2. Chess, Checkers, etc. To transfer (a piece or man) from one space or position to another on a playing board, according to the rules of the game; as, to move a king.
 3. To excite to action by the presentation of motives; to rouse by representation, persuasion, or appeal; to influence.
    Minds desirous of revenge were not moved with gold.   --Knolles.
    No female arts his mind could move.   --Dryden.
 4. To arouse the feelings or passions of; especially, to excite to tenderness or compassion; to touch pathetically; to excite, as an emotion.
    When he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them.   --Matt. ix. 36.
    [The use of images] in orations and poetry is to move pity or terror.   --Felton.
 5. To propose; to recommend; specifically, to propose formally for consideration and determination, in a deliberative assembly; to submit, as a resolution to be adopted; as, to move to adjourn.
    Let me but move one question to your daughter.   --Shak.
    They are to be blamed alike who move and who decline war upon particular respects.   --Hayward.
 6. To apply to, as for aid. [Obs.]
 Syn: -- To stir; agitate; trouble; affect; persuade; influence; actuate; impel; rouse; prompt; instigate; incite; induce; incline; propose; offer.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Move, v. i.
 1. To change place or posture; to stir; to go, in any manner, from one place or position to another; as, a ship moves rapidly.
    The foundations also of the hills moved and were shaken, because he was wroth.   --Ps. xviii. 7.
 On the green bank I sat and listened long, . . .
 Nor till her lay was ended could I move.   --Dryden.
 2. To act; to take action; to stir; to begin to act; as, to move in a matter.
 3. To change residence; to remove, as from one house, town, or state, to another.
 4. Chess, Checkers, etc. To change the place of a piece in accordance with the rules of the game.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Move n.
 1. The act of moving; a movement.
 2. Chess, Checkers, etc. The act of moving one of the pieces, from one position to another, in the progress of the game; also, the opportunity or obligation to so move a piece; one's turn; as, you can only borrow from the bank in Monopoly when it's your move.
 3. An act for the attainment of an object; a step in the execution of a plan or purpose.
 To make a move. (a) To take some action toward a goal, usually one involving interaction with other people. (b) To move a piece, as in a game.
 To be on the move, to bustle or stir about. [Colloq.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the act of deciding to do something; "he didn't make a move
           to help"; "his first move was to hire a lawyer"
      2: the act of changing your residence or place of business;
         "they say that three moves equal one fire" [syn: relocation]
      3: a change of position that does not entail a change of
         location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his
         surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient
         move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility" [syn: motion,
          movement, motility]
      4: the act of changing location from one place to another;
         "police controlled the motion of the crowd"; "the movement
         of people from the farms to the cities"; "his move put him
         directly in my path" [syn: motion, movement]
      5: (game) a player's turn to move a piece or take some other
         permitted action
      v 1: change location; move, travel, or proceed; "How fast does
           your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by
           bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for
           the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an
           attempt to take it before night fell" [syn: travel, go,
            locomote] [ant: stay in place]
      2: cause to move, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense;
         "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my
         money to another bank"; "The director moved more
         responsibilities onto his new assistant" [syn: displace]
      3: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational
         motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right" [ant: stand
      4: change residence, affiliation, or place of employment; "We
         moved from Idaho to Nebraska"; "The basketball player
         moved from one team to another" [ant: stay]
      5: follow a procedure or take a course; "We should go farther
         in this matter"; "She went through a lot of trouble"; "go
         about the world in a certain manner"; "Messages must go
         through diplomatic channels" [syn: go, proceed]
      6: be in a state of action; "she is always moving" [syn: be
         active] [ant: rest]
      7: go or proceed from one point to another; "the debate moved
         from family values to the economy"
      8: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action);
         "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The
         governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny
         acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him
         with a wet towel" [syn: act] [ant: refrain]
      9: have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child
         impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck
         me as odd" [syn: affect, impress, strike]
      10: give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my
          career" [syn: motivate, actuate, propel, prompt,
      11: arouse sympathy or compassion in; "Her fate moved us all"
      12: dispose of by selling; "The chairman of the company told the
          salesmen to move the computers"
      13: progress by being changed; "The speech has to go through
          several more drafts"; "run through your presentation
          before the meeting" [syn: go, run]
      14: live one's life in a specified environment; "she moves in
          certain circles only"
      15: have a turn; make one's move in a game; "Can I go now?"
          [syn: go]
      16: propose formally; in a debate or parliamentary meeting [syn:
           make a motion]