Definition of put the moves onUS, informal
- He accused me of trying to put the moves on his girlfriend.
: to place in a specified position or relationship : lay
: to move in a specified direction
: to send (something, such as a weapon or missile) into or through something : thrust
: a throw made with an overhand pushing motion
: an option to sell a specified amount of a security (such as a stock) or commodity (such as wheat) at a fixed price at or within a specified time — compare call 3d
: being in place : fixed, set
: 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
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