move to

Definition of move to

1 :to cause (someone) to feel (an emotion and especially sadness or sympathy)
  • He's not easily moved to anger.
2 :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.

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


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