move

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move is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
move

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Plain form
move

Third-person singular
moves

Past tense
moved

Past participle
moved

Present participle
moving

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If you move, you go from one place to another.
    Please stay in your seat until the plane stops moving.
  2. (transitive & intransitive) If you move, you change the position of part of your body.
    I was so afraid, I could't move.
  3. (transitive) If you move something, you change its position.
    Can you move your chair so I can get by?

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Noun[change]

Singular
move

Plural
moves

  1. (countable) A move is something which is done to achieve a goal.
    The move had not been expected.
  2. (countable) is a change in your home or business to live or work somewhere else.
    The move to the city was completed in a week.
  3. (countable) A move, in a game such as chess, is when you put a piece in another place.
    The move of the queen led to his loss.
    I finished my turn. It's your move.

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