moving


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Move \Move\ (m[=oo]v), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Moved (m[=oo]vd);
   p. pr. & vb. n. Moving.] [OE. moven, OF. moveir, F.
   mouvoir, L. movere; cf. Gr. 'amei`bein to change, exchange,
   go in or out, quit, Skr. m[imac]v, p. p. m[=u]ta, to move,
   push. Cf. Emotion, Mew to molt, Mob, Mutable,
   Mutiny.]
   1. 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; as, the wind moves a
      vessel; the horse moves a carriage.
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   2. (Chess, Checkers, etc.) To transfer (a piece or man) from
      one space or position to another on a playing board,
      according to the rules of the game; as, to move a king.
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   3. To excite to action by the presentation of motives; to
      rouse by representation, persuasion, or appeal; to
      influence.
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            Minds desirous of revenge were not moved with gold.
                                                  --Knolles.
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            No female arts his mind could move.   --Dryden.
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   4. To arouse the feelings or passions of; especially, to
      excite to tenderness or compassion; to touch pathetically;
      to excite, as an emotion. --Shak.
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            When he saw the multitudes, he was moved with
            compassion on them.                   --Matt. ix.
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            [The use of images] in orations and poetry is to
            move pity or terror.                  --Felton.
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   5. 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.
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            Let me but move one question to your daughter.
                                                  --Shak.
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            They are to be blamed alike who move and who decline
            war upon particular respects.         --Hayward.
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   6. To apply to, as for aid. [Obs.] --Shak.
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   Syn: To stir; agitate; trouble; affect; persuade; influence;
        actuate; impel; rouse; prompt; instigate; incite;
        induce; incline; propose; offer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Moving \Mov"ing\, a.
   1. Changing place or posture; causing motion or action; as, a
      moving car, or power.
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   2. Exciting movement of the mind or feelings; adapted to move
      the sympathies, passions, or affections; touching;
      pathetic; as, a moving appeal.
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            I sang an old moving story.           --Coleridge.
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   Moving force (Mech.), a force that accelerates, retards, or
      deflects the motion of a body.

   Moving plant (Bot.), a leguminous plant ({Desmodium
      gyrans}); -- so called because its leaflets have a
      distinct automatic motion.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Moving \Mov"ing\, n.
   The act of changing place or posture; esp., the act of
   changing one's dwelling place or place of business.
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   Moving day, a day when one moves; esp., a day when a large
      number of tenants change their dwelling place.
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