move out

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of move out

:to leave one's house, apartment, etc., and go to live somewhere else
  • He was 20 when he moved out of his parents' house.
  • Her lease ends next month, so she'll have to move out (of her apartment) soon.

Word by Word Definitions

move play
  1. : to go or pass to another place or in a certain direction with a continuous motion

  2. : to proceed toward a certain state or condition

  3. : to become transferred during play

  1. : the act of moving a piece (as in chess)

  2. : the turn of a player to move

  3. : a step taken especially to gain an objective : maneuver

out play
  1. : in a direction away from the inside or center

  2. : outside

  3. : from among others

  1. : eject, oust

  2. : to identify publicly as being such secretly

  3. : to become publicly known

  1. used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. : situated outside : external

  2. : out-of-bounds

  3. : situated at a distance : outlying

  1. : outside

  2. : one who is out of office or power or on the outside

  3. : an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

  1. : in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats



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