Definition of move on
: to go on to a different place, subject, activity, etc. Let's put that issue aside and move on. We should move on to the next item on the list. After 10 years working for one company, she felt it was time to move on to a new job.
Word by Word Definitions
: to go or pass to another place or in a certain direction with a continuous motion
: to proceed toward a certain state or condition
: to become transferred during play
: the act of moving a piece (as in chess)
: the turn of a player to move
: a step taken especially to gain an objective : maneuver
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up move on? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).