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Synonyms for move

Synonyms for (noun) move

Synonyms: move Definition: the act of deciding to do something Usage: he didn't make a move to help; his first move was to hire a lawyer

Similar words: conclusion, determination, decision Definition: the act of making up your mind about something Usage: the burden of decision was his; he drew his conclusions quickly

Synonyms: move Definition: (game) a player's turn to take some action permitted by the rules of the game

Similar words: play, turn Definition: (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession Usage: it is my turn; it is still my play

Synonyms: move, relocation Definition: the act of changing your residence or place of business Usage: they say that three moves equal one fire

Similar words: change Definition: the action of changing something Usage: the change of government had no impact on the economy; his change on abortion cost him the election

Synonyms: motion, move, movement Definition: the act of changing location from one place to another Usage: 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

Similar words: change Definition: the action of changing something Usage: the change of government had no impact on the economy; his change on abortion cost him the election

Synonyms: motility, motion, move, movement Definition: a change of position that does not entail a change of location Usage: the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise; movement is a sign of life; an impatient move of his hand; gastrointestinal motility

Similar words: change Definition: the action of changing something Usage: the change of government had no impact on the economy; his change on abortion cost him the election

Synonyms for (verb) move

Synonyms: move Definition: go or proceed from one point to another Usage: the debate moved from family values to the economy

Similar words: vary, change, alter Definition: become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence Usage: her mood changes in accordance with the weather; The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season

Synonyms: run, move, go Definition: progress by being changed Usage: The speech has to go through several more drafts; run through your presentation before the meeting

Similar words: change Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

Synonyms: make a motion, move Definition: propose formally; in a debate or parliamentary meeting

Similar words: advise, suggest, propose Definition: make a proposal, declare a plan for something Usage: the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax

Synonyms: prompt, propel, incite, motivate, move, actuate Definition: give an incentive for action Usage: This moved me to sacrifice my career

Similar words: cause, do, make Definition: give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally Usage: cause a commotion; make a stir; cause an accident

Synonyms: move Definition: arouse sympathy or compassion in Usage: Her fate moved us all

Similar words: affect, strike, move, impress Definition: have an emotional or cognitive impact upon Usage: This child impressed me as unusually mature; This behavior struck me as odd

Synonyms: move Definition: dispose of by selling Usage: The chairman of the company told the salesmen to move the computers

Similar words: sell Definition: exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent Usage: He sold his house in January; She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit

Synonyms: proceed, move, go Definition: follow a procedure or take a course Usage: 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

Similar words: move, act Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) Usage: 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

Synonyms: move Definition: live one's life in a specified environment Usage: she moves in certain circles only

Similar words: live Definition: lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style Usage: we had to live frugally after the war