Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) move (the act of deciding to do something) "he didn't make a move to help"; "his first move was to hire a lawyer"
- S: (n) move, relocation (the act of changing your residence or place of business) "they say that three moves equal one fire"
- S: (n) motion, movement, move, motility (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"
- S: (n) motion, movement, move (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"
- S: (n) move ((game) a player's turn to take some action permitted by the rules of the game)
- S: (v) travel, go, move, locomote (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically) "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"; "news travelled fast"
- S: (v) move, displace (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, 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"
- S: (v) move (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion) "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
- S: (v) move (change residence, affiliation, or place of employment) "We moved from Idaho to Nebraska"; "The basketball player moved from one team to another"
- S: (v) go, proceed, move (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"
- S: (v) be active, move (be in a state of action) "she is always moving"
- S: (v) move (go or proceed from one point to another) "the debate moved from family values to the economy"
- S: (v) act, move (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"
- S: (v) affect, impress, move, strike (have an emotional or cognitive impact upon) "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd"; "he was dumb-struck by the news"; "her comments struck a sour note"
- S: (v) motivate, actuate, propel, move, prompt, incite (give an incentive for action) "This moved me to sacrifice my career"
- S: (v) move (arouse sympathy or compassion in) "Her fate moved us all"
- S: (v) move (dispose of by selling) "The chairman of the company told the salesmen to move the computers"
- S: (v) move, go, run (progress by being changed) "The speech has to go through several more drafts"; "run through your presentation before the meeting"
- S: (v) move (live one's life in a specified environment) "she moves in certain circles only"
- S: (v) move, go (have a turn; make one's move in a game) "Can I go now?"
- S: (v) move, make a motion (propose formally; in a debate or parliamentary meeting)