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1. move

verb. ['ˈmuːv'] change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically.

Synonyms

  • go
  • walk
  • proceed
  • progress
  • advance
  • pass by
  • glide
  • angle
  • drive
  • ghost
  • come up
  • wend
  • pace
  • slice into
  • plough
  • get about
  • roll
  • weave
  • vagabond
  • trail
  • march on
  • come down
  • pan
  • seek
  • breeze
  • change
  • return
  • travel by
  • go past
  • zoom
  • swap
  • roam
  • play
  • stray
  • billow
  • lead
  • steam
  • thread
  • arise
  • tram
  • career
  • hiss
  • swim
  • motor
  • precess
  • beetle
  • go by
  • take the air
  • travel along
  • travel
  • float
  • wheel
  • whoosh
  • outflank
  • accompany
  • creep
  • move on
  • go through
  • pass on
  • rush along
  • hotfoot
  • hasten
  • sit
  • tramp
  • bucket along
  • pull away
  • spread
  • step
  • pass
  • run
  • go on
  • ski
  • transfer
  • island hop
  • pelt along
  • lurch
  • locomote
  • caravan
  • range
  • drift
  • zip
  • swan
  • draw back
  • lift
  • shack
  • belt along
  • retrograde
  • jump
  • rush
  • travel purposefully
  • betake oneself
  • get around
  • circle
  • circulate
  • retreat
  • whine
  • meander
  • step on it
  • err
  • turn
  • fly
  • slither
  • tread
  • pursue
  • forge
  • whistle
  • automobile
  • slice through
  • flock
  • carry
  • move around
  • crank
  • drag
  • push
  • speed
  • bang
  • surpass
  • move back
  • slide
  • cannonball along
  • travel rapidly
  • back
  • come
  • propagate
  • crawl
  • swing
  • uprise
  • cruise
  • ramble
  • scramble
  • fall
  • precede
  • rove
  • descend
  • bounce
  • retire
  • be adrift
  • plow
  • wander
  • overfly
  • cast
  • withdraw
  • displace
  • go across
  • journey
  • snowshoe
  • spurt
  • draw
  • zigzag
  • jounce
  • hurry
  • round
  • wing
  • blow
  • trundle
  • spirt
  • hurtle
  • circuit
  • pass over
  • follow
  • ride
  • derail
  • go forward
  • ease
  • whish
  • ferry
  • wind
  • shuttle
  • steamer
  • go up
  • raft
  • recede
  • move up
  • do
  • sift
  • swash
  • race
  • resort
  • pull back
  • taxi
  • go down
  • continue
  • go around
  • hie
  • ascend
  • lance
  • rise
  • repair
  • whisk

Antonyms

  • linger
  • recede
  • ride
  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend
  • go
  • stay in place
  • rise
  • precede
  • advance

Etymology

  • moven (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Move

  • disapprove
  • disprove
  • improve
  • struve
  • behoove
  • approve
  • veuve
  • stuve
  • stueve
  • prove
  • groove
  • you've
  • juve
  • duve

How do you pronounce move?

Pronounce move as muv.

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Sentences with move


1. Verb, base form
The belt will move slowly and will not go any faster until you tell it to.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Glaciers move with the help of gravity.

Quotes about move


1. The story so far:In the beginning the Universe was created.This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.
- Douglas Adams, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

2. We hope that eventually there would be an occasion which I can personally prove that game music can in fact impress many different people and move them.
- Nobuo Uematsu

3. Life is a series of punches. It presents a lot of challenges. It presents a lot of hardship, but the people that are able to take those punches and able to move forward are the ones that really do have a lot of success and have a lot of joy in their life and have a lot of stories to tell, too.
- Josh Turner

2. move

verb. ['ˈmuːv'] cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense.

Synonyms

  • shift
  • transfer
  • drive
  • drive off
  • propel
  • channelize
  • expel
  • mobilise
  • tip over
  • wrap
  • roll
  • saltate
  • beat
  • rock
  • chase away
  • drive out
  • flick
  • take down
  • disunite
  • disturb
  • bump around
  • change hands
  • pump
  • crowd
  • funnel
  • play
  • press down
  • direct
  • shake up
  • revolve
  • get up
  • divide
  • splatter
  • raise
  • unseat
  • deracinate
  • set in motion
  • transmit
  • travel
  • ruffle
  • flap
  • woosh
  • whoosh
  • bring down
  • centre
  • pass on
  • dandle
  • lay
  • get down
  • disarrange
  • ship
  • set
  • slop
  • center
  • overturn
  • run
  • spill
  • squeeze
  • depress
  • post
  • locomote
  • mobilize
  • force out
  • lift
  • extirpate
  • rush
  • throw out
  • pull
  • stir
  • commove
  • brandish
  • bring up
  • run off
  • circulate
  • hit
  • go
  • translate
  • distribute
  • lower
  • lock
  • bowl over
  • mesh
  • kick out
  • upstage
  • dislodge
  • turn
  • advance
  • slip
  • tump over
  • take back
  • drive away
  • vex
  • whistle
  • wave
  • sway
  • flourish
  • carry
  • drag
  • push
  • hustle
  • channelise
  • part
  • rouse
  • twine
  • root out
  • dislocate
  • impel
  • slide
  • disgorge
  • station
  • swing
  • singsong
  • elevate
  • operate
  • raise up
  • tug
  • engage
  • separate
  • bring outside
  • knock over
  • transport
  • agitate
  • strike
  • pulse
  • rout out
  • unwind
  • upset
  • turn back
  • displace
  • wash
  • wedge
  • bring forward
  • change owners
  • draw
  • blow
  • unroll
  • pass around
  • force
  • uproot
  • dispel
  • stir up
  • fluctuate
  • pose
  • work
  • splay
  • put
  • relocate
  • sink
  • wind
  • position
  • let down
  • scan
  • rake
  • place
  • riffle
  • wind off
  • launch
  • exteriorize
  • reposition
  • sling
  • channel
  • race
  • pour
  • herd
  • send
  • jar
  • turn over
  • shed
  • drop
  • lateralize
  • luxate

Antonyms

  • raise
  • pull
  • unwind
  • arrange
  • stay in place
  • disengage
  • wind
  • back

Etymology

  • moven (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. move

verb. ['ˈmuːv'] move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion.

Synonyms

  • careen
  • recoil
  • reciprocate
  • whirl around
  • leave
  • exit
  • jump off
  • wamble
  • mope
  • cant
  • start
  • feed
  • bestride
  • roll
  • beat
  • move reflexively
  • diverge
  • wriggle
  • flinch
  • squinch
  • cringe
  • hop
  • give way
  • climb
  • shake
  • flick
  • teeter
  • jolt
  • mount up
  • brush
  • putter around
  • flurry
  • duck
  • hit the dirt
  • swoop
  • sidle
  • ease up
  • bolt
  • startle
  • writhe
  • reach
  • shrink
  • flip
  • potter around
  • come together
  • boil
  • strike out
  • flap
  • lean
  • waggle
  • jump on
  • lunge
  • pound
  • go out
  • get down
  • spread
  • throw
  • get on
  • run
  • quiver
  • whirl
  • coggle
  • moil
  • sashay
  • tumble
  • dance
  • lurch
  • slant
  • hit the deck
  • hitch
  • reach out
  • shift
  • bend
  • jump
  • leap
  • wrestle
  • stir
  • thrust
  • steal
  • funk
  • bustle
  • waver
  • linger
  • pulsate
  • sail
  • bustle about
  • mill around
  • grab
  • turn
  • move over
  • thunder
  • fly
  • wobble
  • climb on
  • stretch out
  • potter
  • take up
  • vibrate
  • slip
  • give
  • assume
  • wave
  • trip
  • cut to
  • mill about
  • mill
  • hustle
  • split
  • part
  • dawdle
  • buck
  • seesaw
  • budge
  • squirm
  • pitch
  • course
  • arouse
  • propagate
  • fling
  • nod
  • churn
  • crash
  • twitch
  • separate
  • hop on
  • putter
  • yield
  • cut
  • strike
  • agitate
  • wallow
  • heave
  • twist
  • mount
  • undulate
  • hurl
  • spring
  • make way
  • take
  • move involuntarily
  • snap
  • sweep
  • drop back
  • welter
  • wince
  • tilt
  • roil
  • stumble
  • move back and forth
  • worm
  • hurtle
  • mope around
  • click
  • dodge
  • close
  • totter
  • flux
  • thump
  • bound
  • falter
  • quail
  • list
  • trip the light fantastic toe
  • jerk
  • fidget
  • chop
  • streak
  • stretch
  • flow
  • jar
  • flex
  • bob
  • cant over
  • gravitate
  • trip the light fantastic
  • quicken

Antonyms

  • converge
  • enter
  • hop out
  • stand still

Etymology

  • moven (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. move

verb. ['ˈmuːv'] change residence, affiliation, or place of employment.

Synonyms

  • move in
  • migrate
  • relocate
  • transmigrate
  • move out

Antonyms

  • move out
  • stay
  • discharge
  • nationalise

Etymology

  • moven (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. move

verb. ['ˈmuːv'] follow a procedure or take a course.

Synonyms

  • act
  • proceed
  • work
  • go
  • venture
  • embark
  • steamroll

Antonyms

  • denaturalize
  • empty
  • cause to sleep
  • personalise

Etymology

  • moven (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. move

noun. ['ˈmuːv'] the act of deciding to do something.

Synonyms

  • manoeuvre
  • conclusion
  • determination
  • tactical maneuver
  • maneuver
  • tactical manoeuvre
  • decision

Antonyms

  • reentrant angle
  • oblique angle
  • straighten
  • walk

Etymology

  • moven (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. move

verb. ['ˈmuːv'] go or proceed from one point to another.

Synonyms

  • vary
  • pass
  • scroll
  • alter
  • lapse
  • change
  • sink

Antonyms

  • depersonalize
  • dissimilate
  • increase
  • demilitarize

Etymology

  • moven (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. move

verb. ['ˈmuːv'] be in a state of action.

Synonyms

  • be active
  • rouse

Antonyms

  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize
  • enable

Etymology

  • moven (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. move

verb. ['ˈmuːv'] give an incentive for action.

Synonyms

  • strike
  • make
  • actuate
  • propel
  • incite
  • affect
  • prompt
  • motivate
  • cause
  • do

Antonyms

  • discolor
  • accelerate
  • tune
  • denazify

Etymology

  • moven (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. move

verb. ['ˈmuːv'] have an emotional or cognitive impact upon.

Synonyms

  • impress
  • alienate
  • come to
  • propel
  • incite
  • touch
  • infect
  • experience
  • sadden
  • smite
  • affect
  • prompt
  • disturb
  • sweep off
  • surprise
  • ingrain
  • strike a note
  • pierce
  • feel
  • instill
  • stir
  • hit home
  • hit
  • motivate
  • trouble
  • sweep away
  • cloud
  • strike a chord
  • strike
  • actuate
  • engrave
  • jar
  • upset
  • awaken
  • zap
  • strike home

Antonyms

  • magnetise
  • naturalize
  • brighten
  • occidentalize

Etymology

  • moven (Middle English (1100-1500))
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