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Definizione monolingua e traduzione move

Inglese grammatica



move (third-person singular simple present moves, present participle moving, simple past and past participle moved)

  1. (intransitive) To change place or posture; to stir; to go, in any manner, from one place or position to another
    A ship moves rapidly.
    I was sitting on the sofa for a long time, I was too lazy to move.
  2. (intransitive) To act; to take action; to stir; to begin to act; as, to move in a matter.
    Come on guys, lets move, theres work to do!
  3. (intransitive) To change residence; to remove, as from one house, town, or state, to another; to go and live at another place. See also move out and move in
    I decided to move to the country for a more peaceful life.
    They moved closer to work to cut down commuting time.
  4. (intransitive, chess, and other games) To change the place of a piece in accordance with the rules of the game.
    The rook moved from a8 to a6.
    My opponents counter was moving much quicker round the board than mine.
  5. (transitive, ergative) 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
    The waves moved the boat up and down.
    The horse moves a carriage.
  6. (transitive, chess) 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.
    She moved the queen closer to the centre of the board.
  7. (transitive) To excite to action by the presentation of motives; to rouse by representation, persuasion, or appeal; to influence.
    This song moves me to dance.
  8. (transitive) To arouse the feelings or passions of; especially, to excite to tenderness or compassion, to excite, as an emotion.
    That book really moved me.
  9. (transitive) 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.
    I move to repel the rule regarding school obligatory schoo uniform.
  10. (transitive, obsolete) To mention; to raise (a question); to suggest (a course of action); to lodge (a complaint).
  11. (transitive, obsolete) To incite, urge (someone to do something); to solicit (someone for or of an issue); to make a proposal to.
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book VII:
      ""Sir,"" seyde Sir Boys, ""ye nede nat to meve me of such maters, for well ye wote I woll do what I may to please you.""
  12. (transitive, obsolete) To apply to, as for aid.

move (plural moves)

  1. The act of moving; a movement.
    A slight move of the tiller, and the boat will go off course.
  2. An act for the attainment of an object; a step in the execution of a plan or purpose.
    He made another move towards becoming a naturalized citizen.
  3. A formalized or practiced action used in athletics, dance, physical exercise, self-defense, hand-to-hand combat, etc.
    She always gets spontaneous applause for that one move.
    He can win a match with that one move.
  4. The event of changing ones residence.
    The move into my fiancés house took two long days.
    They were pleased about their move to the country.
  5. A change in strategy.
    I am worried about our bosss move.
    It was a smart move to bring on a tall striker to play against the smaller defenders.
  6. (board games) The act of moving a token on a gameboard from one position to another according to the rules of the game.
    The best move of the game was when he sacrificed his rook in order to gain better possession.
    Its your move! Roll the dice!
    If you roll a six, you can make two moves.


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