To cause to change place or posture in any manner or by any means; carry, convey, or draw from one place to another; set in motion; stir; impel: as, the wind moves a ship; the servant moved the furniture.To excite to action; influence; induce; incite; arouse; awaken, as the senses or the mental faculties or emotions.To rouse or excite the feelings of; provoke; stir up: used either absolutely or with a phrase or preposition to indicate the nature of the feelings roused: as, he was moved with or to anger or compassion. Used absolutely:To affect with tender feelings; touch.To agitate or influence by persuasion or rhetorical art.To propose; bring forward; offer formally; submit, as a motion for consideration by a deliberative assembly: now used only in such phrases as to move a resolution, or to move that a proposal be agreed to.To submit a question, motion, or formal proposal to.To address one's self to; call upon; apply to; speak to about an affair.To complete the course of.To cause to act or operate: as, to move the bowels.To pass from place to place; change position, continuously or occasionally: as, the earth moves round the sun.To advance as in a course of development or progress.To change one's place or posture consciously, or by direct personal effort: often in a specified direction from or to an indicated place.To walk; proceed; march.To carry one's self, with reference to demeanor, port, or gait: as, to move with dignity and grace.To change residence: as, we move next week.To take action; begin to act; act.In chess, draughts, and some similar games, to change the position of a piece in the course of play: as, whose turn is it to move?To bow or lift the hat; salute.In music, of a voice or voice-part, to progress from one pitch to another; pass from tone to tone.n. A change of position or relation.n. The right or turn to move a piece: as, it is my move now.n. A proceeding; a course of action: as, he hoped by that move to disconcert, his opponents.n. Synonyms Movement, etc. See motion.n. To move a piece in a game, as in checkers, chess, etc.