Meaning of “move” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /muːv/

something that you do in order to achieve something or to make progress in a situation:

"I've told her she's got to find somewhere else to live." "Good move!"
The latest policies are clearly a move towards democracy.
a good career move

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an occasion when you go to live or work in a different place:

The move will cost us a lot of money.
make a move

to change from one place or position to another:

He made a move as if to leave.

UK informal to leave somewhere:

I'd better make a move or I'll be late.

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(Definition of “move noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)