move in


moved in; moving in; moves in

intransitive verb

: to occupy a dwelling or place of work
move in on
: to make advances or aggressive movements toward

Examples of move in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Earlier this year, scientists made headlines by using this method to image electrons moving in liquid water. IEEE Spectrum, 28 May 2024 Press accounts said that, at the last minute, his boss, Mehdi Mousavi, had directed him from the President’s helicopter to one of the two others moving in convoy that day. Kay Armin Serjoie, TIME, 28 May 2024 Reata, 312 Houston St., will close June 30 and move in early July to 500 Throckmorton St. ▪ Los Vaqueros, 2629 N. Main St., will close June 30 and move in mid-July to 2513 Rodeo Plaza. Bud Kennedy, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 27 May 2024 Residents should be able to move in Wednesday, with a grand opening planned the day after. Blake Nelson, San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for move in 

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Word History

First Known Use

1850, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of move in was in 1850

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Cite this Entry

“Move in.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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