• Moving Definition & Synonyms
- (a.) Changing place or posture; causing motion or action; as, a moving car, or power.
- (n.) The act of changing place or posture; esp., the act of changing ones dwelling place or place of business.
- (a.) Exciting movement of the mind; adapted to move the sympathies, passions, or affections; touching; pathetic; as, a moving appeal.
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Move
• 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.
• Movingness Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) The power of moving.
• Moving picture Definition & Synonyms
- () A series of pictures, usually photographs taken with a special machine, presented to the eye in very rapid succession, with some or all of the objects in the picture represented in slightly changed positions, producing, by persistence of vision, the optical effect of a continuous picture in which the objects move in some manner, as that of some original scene. The usual form of moving pictures is that produced by the cinematograph.
• Movingly Definition & Synonyms
- (adv.) In a moving manner.