Move

Move Move, n. 1. The act of moving; a movement. [1913 Webster]

2. (Chess, Checkers, etc.) The act of moving one of the pieces, from one position to another, in the progress of the game; also, the opportunity or obligation to so move a piece; one's turn; as, you can only borrow from the bank in Monopoly when it's your move. [1913 Webster +PJC]

3. An act for the attainment of an object; a step in the execution of a plan or purpose. [1913 Webster]

{To make a move}. (a) To take some action toward a goal, usually one involving interaction with other people. (b) To move a piece, as in a game.

{To be on the move}, to bustle or stir about. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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