Definition of MOVED

verb : MOVED

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast" ;

  • 2. (

    ) cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant" ;

  • 3. (

    ) move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right" ;

  • 4. (

    ) change residence, affiliation, or place of employment; "We moved from Idaho to Nebraska"; "The basketball player moved from one team to another" ;

  • 5. (

    ) follow a procedure or take a course; "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" ;

  • 7. (

    ) go or proceed from one point to another; "the debate moved from family values to the economy" ;

  • 8. (

    ) perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "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" ;

  • 9. (

    ) have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd"; "he was dumb-struck by the news"; "her comments struck a sour note" ;

  • 11. (

    ) arouse sympathy or compassion in; "Her fate moved us all" ;

  • 12. (

    ) dispose of by selling; "The chairman of the company told the salesmen to move the computers" ;

  • 13. (

    ) progress by being changed; "The speech has to go through several more drafts"; "run through your presentation before the meeting" ;

  • 14. (

    ) live one's life in a specified environment; "she moves in certain circles only" ;

  • 15. (

    ) have a turn; make one's move in a game; "Can I go now?" ;

Adjective : MOVED

Source: WordNet 3.1


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