Definition for MOVE

MOVE, v.i.

  1. To change place or posture; to stir; to pass or go in any manner or direction from one place or part of space to another. The planets move in their orbits; the earth moves on its axis; a ship moves at a certain rate an hour. We move by walking, running or turning; animals move by creeping, swimming or flying. On the green bank I sat and listened long, / Nor till her lay was ended could I move. Dryden.
  2. To have action. In him we live, and move, and have our being. Acts xvii.
  3. To have the power of action. Every moving thing that liveth, shall be meat for you. Gen. ix.
  4. To walk. He moves with manly grace. Dryden.
  5. To march. The army moved and took a position behind a wood.
  6. To tremble; to shake. The foundations also of the hills moved and were shaken, because he was wroth. Ps. xviii.
  7. To change residence. Men move with their families from one house, town or state to another.

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