move to


: to cause (someone) to feel (an emotion and especially sadness or sympathy)
He's not easily moved to anger.
: to cause (someone) to act or think in a specified way
The report moved me to change my mind.
His arguments moved them to reconsider the plan.
I felt moved to speak.

Examples of move to in a Sentence

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“Move to.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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