Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To set in motion; to stir up, excite.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • v. To move or be moved; to excite.
  • transitive v. To remove, as a person or thing, from a position.
  • transitive v. To dismiss from an office or station.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To move; stir; excite; affect.
  • To remove, especially from a post or station.

Etymologies

From Old French amover. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He soon became vice-president of Universal Pictures, but after two years he risked everything to become an independent producer, amove that paid off.

    Elliott Kastner obituary

  • On the other hand, not one Republican saw enough benefit in the bill to give it a chance andat least make amove toward getting the nation out of its present economic tomb before that tomb is hermetically sealed.

    Is Fox Still Guarding the Thought House?

  • And simply following my recommendation amove, the children of immigrants couldn't get on welfare either.

    The Economics and Philosophy of the Wall, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • European Pressphoto Agency Pioneerwent after the high end of the market for plasma-display TVs, amove that has backfired in the recession.

    Pioneer Unplugs Its TV Business

  • And lo, mescemed somewhat came of the noise and somewho might amove allmurk.

    Finnegans Wake

  • But the SeƱorita must be waked at once and take the road with Dicco, moving towards the best, or weakest, bars of the cage; for, though the net was spread, the great spider himself was not yet amove down its spokes and round the felloe.

    Ambrotox and Limping Dick

  • The Lords of the Judicial Committee, before whom the case was heard in June and July, 1846, reported that in their opinion the Governor-in-Council had power in law to amove Mr. Willis, and that the facts were sufficient to justify his amoval, but that an opportunity ought to have been afforded him of being previously heard.

    The Story of the Upper Canada Rebellion

  • O'Neill is hoping that the facthe can guarantee Milnerand Young first-teamfootball at Aston Villa rather than just a place aspart of a squad might helpsway any decision about amove.

    Football.co.uk news feed

  • Like a number of the stars in our List, Hamsik has been linked with amove away from his club after the finals.

    Football.co.uk news feed

  • A name synonymous with Sir Matt Busby's Manchester United team that wasso dominant in the 1960 and 70s, Law won the plaudits and trophies atOld Trafford - only to be involved in the club's demise following amove to rivals Manchester City.

    Football.co.uk news feed

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