What is move?

  • (noun): The act of deciding to do something.
    Example: "He didn't make a move to help"; "his first move was to hire a lawyer"
    See also — Additional definitions below

MOVE

MOVE or the MOVE Organization is a Philadelphia-based black liberation group founded by John Africa. MOVE was described by CNN as "a loose-knit, mostly black group whose members all adopted the surname Africa, advocated a "back-to-nature" lifestyle and preached against technology." The group lives communally and frequently engages in public demonstrations related to several issues.

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MOVE - References in Music
... Karate on Pockets "Sunset on 32nd" by Strike Anywhere (contains a reference to the MOVE bombing in the second verse) "MOVE" by Pistol Monk A novelty ... "MOVE" by The Micranots ...
Chess Problem - Example Problem
... e f g h 1 ... a b c d e f g h White to move and mate in two To the right is a directmate problem composed by Thomas Taverner in 1881 ... The key move is Rh1 ... it makes no threat – instead, it puts Black in zugzwang, a situation in which every move leads to a disadvantage, yet the player must move ...
Alice Chess - Variations
... Null or zero moves are permitted ... A move consisting of piece transfer only – from the current square a piece sits on, to the corresponding square, if vacant, on the opposite board.) A king cannot escape check with ... Alice Chess rules, except that a move is permitted even though the square normally transferred to on the opposite board is occupied ...
Alpha-beta Pruning
... It stops completely evaluating a move when at least one possibility has been found that proves the move to be worse than a previously examined move ... Such moves need not be evaluated further ... When applied to a standard minimax tree, it returns the same move as minimax would, but prunes away branches that cannot possibly influence the final decision ...
Feudal (game) - Figures
... King The King may move 1 or 2 spaces in any direction (horizontally, vertically, or diagonally) ... Mounted units may move any number of spaces in any direction but may not move through rough terrain ... Sergeant The sergeants may move up to 12 spaces diagonally or 1 space horizontally or vertically ...

More definitions of "move":

  • (verb): Dispose of by selling.
    Example: "The chairman of the company told the salesmen to move the computers"
  • (verb): Arouse sympathy or compassion in.
    Example: "Her fate moved us all"
  • (verb): Follow a procedure or take a course.
    Synonyms: go, proceed
  • (noun): A change of position that does not entail a change of location.
    Example: "An impatient move of his hand"
    Synonyms: motion, movement, motility
  • (verb): Propose formally; in a debate or parliamentary meeting.
    Synonyms: make a motion
  • (verb): Go or proceed from one point to another.
    Example: "The debate moved from family values to the economy"
  • (verb): Live one's life in a specified environment.
    Example: "She moves in certain circles only"
  • (verb): Change location; move, travel, or proceed.
    Synonyms: travel, go, locomote
  • (verb): Have a turn; make one's move in a game.
    Synonyms: go
  • (noun): The act of changing location from one place to another.
    Example: "His move put him directly in my path"
    Synonyms: motion, movement
  • (verb): Progress by being changed.
    Synonyms: go, run
  • (verb): Be in a state of action.
    Example: "She is always moving"
    Synonyms: be active
  • (noun): The act of changing your residence or place of business.
    Synonyms: relocation
  • (noun): (game) a player's turn to move a piece or take some other permitted action.
  • (verb): Cause to move, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense.
    Example: "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"
    Synonyms: displace
  • (verb): Change residence, affiliation, or place of employment.
    Example: "We moved from Idaho to Nebraska"; "The basketball player moved from one team to another"
  • (verb): Move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion.
    Example: "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
  • (verb): Perform an action, or work out or perform (an action).
    Example: "We must move quickly"
    Synonyms: act

Famous quotes containing the word move:

    When Shakespeare copied chroniclers verbatim, it was because he knew they were good enough for his audiences. In a more polished age he who could so move our passions, could surely have performed the easier task of satisfying our taste.
    Horace Walpole (1717–1797)