v. 移动; 改变; 进步; 采取行动; 搬家; 调动; 走棋; 转移话题; 动摇; 促使; 感动; 提议
n. 行动; 移动; 改变; 搬家; 步骤; 一步(棋)
When you move something or when it moves, its position changes and it does not remain still.
She moved the sheaf of papers into position...
You can move the camera both vertically and horizontally...
When you move, you change your position or go to a different place.
She waited for him to get up, but he didn't move...
There was so much furniture you could hardly move without bumping into something...
If you move, you act or you begin to do something.
Industrialists must move fast to take advantage of new opportunities in Eastern Europe.
A move is an action that you take in order to achieve something.
The one point cut in interest rates was a wise move...
It may also be a good move to suggest she talks things over...
If a person or company moves, they leave the building where they have been living or working, and they go to live or work in a different place, taking their possessions with them.
My family home is in York-shire and they don't want to move...
She had often considered moving to London...
If people in authority move someone, they make that person go from one place or job to another one.
His superiors moved him to another parish...
Ms Clark is still in position and there are no plans to move her...
If you move from one job or interest to another, you change to it.
He moved from being an extramural tutor to being a lecturer in social history...
In the early days Christina moved jobs to get experience.
If you move to a new topic in a conversation, you start talking about something different.
Let's move to another subject, Dan.
If you move an event or the date of an event, you change the time at which it happens.
The club has moved its meeting to Saturday, January 22nd...
The band have moved forward their Leeds date to October 27.
If you move towards a particular state, activity, or opinion, you start to be in that state, do that activity, or have that opinion.
The Labour Party has moved to the right and become like your Democrat Party...
It is already possible to start moving toward the elimination of nuclear weapons...
If a situation or process is moving, it is developing or progressing, rather than staying still.
Events are moving fast...
Someone has got to get things moving.
If you say that you will not be moved, you mean that you have come to a decision and nothing will change your mind.
Everyone thought I was mad to go back, but I wouldn't be moved.
If something moves you to do something, it influences you and causes you to do it.
It was punk that first moved him to join a band seriously...
The president was moved to come up with these suggestions after the hearings.
If something moves you, it has an effect on your emotions and causes you to feel sadness or sympathy for another person.
These stories surprised and moved me...
His prayer moved me to tears.
If you say that someone moves in a particular society, circle, or world, you mean that they know people in a particular social class or group and spend most of their time with them.
She moves in high-society circles in London...
They moved in a world where hostility to racists was natural.
At a meeting, if you move a motion, you formally suggest it so that everyone present can vote on it.
Labour quickly moved a closure motion to end the debate...
I move that the case be dismissed.
A move is an act of putting a chess piece or other counter in a different position on a board when it is your turn to do so in a game.
With no idea of what to do for my next move, my hand hovered over the board.
If you say that one false move will cause a disaster, you mean that you or someone else must not make any mistakes because the situation is so difficult or dangerous.
He knew one false move would end in death.
If you tell someone to get a move on, you are telling them to hurry.
If you make a move, you prepare or begin to leave one place and go somewhere else.
He glanced at his wristwatch. 'I suppose we'd better make a move.'
He made a move to leave.
If you make a move, you take a course of action.
The week before the deal was supposed to close, fifteen Japanese banks made a move to pull out...
Don't wait for others to make the first move: invite friends to visit you.
If you are on the move, you are going from one place to another.
Jack never wanted to stay in one place for very long, so they were always on the move.
1. the act of deciding to do something;
2. the act of changing your residence or place of business;
3. a change of position that does not entail a change of location;
4. the act of changing location from one place to another;
5. (game) a player's turn to move a piece or take some other permitted action
1. change location; move, travel, or proceed;
2. cause to move, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense;
3. move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion;
4. change residence, affiliation, or place of employment;
5. follow a procedure or take a course;
6. be in a state of action;
7. go or proceed from one point to another;
8. perform an action, or work out or perform (an action);
9. have an emotional or cognitive impact upon;
10. give an incentive for action;
11. arouse sympathy or compassion in;
12. dispose of by selling;
13. progress by being changed;
14. live one's life in a specified environment;
15. have a turn; make one's move in a game;
16. propose formally; in a debate or parliamentary meeting
motion, move, movement
move, shift, transfer, remove
touch, inspire, move
get a move on
make a move
make a move on (或 put the moves on)
move the goalposts
move heaven and earth
move up a gear
move with the times
not move a muscle
move on (或 move someone on)
Move the handle to the left and the door will lock.
Firms are flocking after the government's offer of money to help them move to areas needing industry.
One careless move loses the whole game.
They move with their flocks to upland pastures.
Please move a little further; you're standing in my light.