Definitions For Move


  • The act of deciding to do something
  • (game) a player's turn to take some action permitted by the rules of the game
  • The act of changing your residence or place of business
  • The act of changing location from one place to another
  • A change of position that does not entail a change of location
  • An act of moving your body or a part of your body
  • An action
  • The act of moving to a different place


  • Be in a state of action
  • Go or proceed from one point to another
  • Progress by being changed
  • Propose formally; in a debate or parliamentary meeting
  • Have a turn; make one's move in a game
  • Give an incentive for action
  • Have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
  • Arouse sympathy or compassion in
  • Move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
  • Change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
  • Cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
  • Change residence, affiliation, or place of employment
  • Dispose of by selling
  • Perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
  • Follow a procedure or take a course
  • Live one's life in a specified environment
  • To cause (something or someone) to go from one place or position to another
  • To go from one place or position to another
  • To cause (your body or a part of your body) to go from one position to another

Is Move a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Move is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Move in a Sentence

  • He moved the chair closer to the table.
  • It may be necessary to move the patient to intensive care.
  • The breeze moved the branches of the trees.
  • He made a sudden move that scared away the squirrel.
  • An athlete who has some good moves
  • The policeman warned him not to make any false moves.

Synonyms for Move

Antonyms for Move

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