• Move Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) The act of moving one of the pieces, from one position to another, in the progress of the game.
- (v. i.) To act; to take action; to stir; to begin to act; as, to move in a matter.
- (v. i.) To change the place of a piece in accordance with the rules of the game.
- (v. t.) To arouse the feelings or passions of; especially, to excite to tenderness or compassion; to touch pathetically; to excite, as an emotion.
- (v. t.) 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.
- (v. t.) To transfer (a piece or man) from one space or position to another, according to the rules of the game; as, to move a king.
- (v. i.) To change residence; to remove, as from one house, town, or state, to another.
- (n.) An act for the attainment of an object; a step in the execution of a plan or purpose.
- (v. t.) To apply to, as for aid.
- (v. t.) To excite to action by the presentation of motives; to rouse by representation, persuasion, or appeal; to influence.
- (v. i.) To change place or posture; to stir; to go, in any manner, from one place or position to another; as, a ship moves rapidly.
- (v. t.) 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.
- (n.) The act of moving; a movement.
• Moveless Definition & Synonyms
- (a.) Motionless; fixed.
• Movement Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) The rhythmical progression, pace, and tempo of a piece.
- (n.) Motion of the mind or feelings; emotion.
- (n.) The act of moving; change of place or posture; transference, by any means, from one situation to another; natural or appropriate motion; progress; advancement; as, the movement of an army in marching or maneuvering; the movement of a wheel or a machine; the party of movement.
- (n.) Manner or style of moving; as, a slow, or quick, or sudden, movement.
- (n.) One of the several strains or pieces, each complete in itself, with its own time and rhythm, which make up a larger work; as, the several movements of a suite or a symphony.
- (n.) A system of mechanism for transmitting motion of a definite character, or for transforming motion; as, the wheelwork of a watch.