from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Changing or capable of changing position: a moving target.
  • adj. Relating to or involved in a transfer of furnishings from one location to another: moving expenses; moving van.
  • adj. Causing or producing motion.
  • adj. Involving a motor vehicle in motion: a moving violation.
  • adj. Arousing or capable of arousing deep emotion: a moving account of the tragedy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. That moves or move.
  • adj. That causes someone to feel emotion.
  • v. Present participle of move.
  • n. The relocation of goods
  • n. A causing of a movement

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Changing place or posture; causing motion or action.
  • adj. Exciting movement of the mind or feelings; adapted to move the sympathies, passions, or affections; touching; pathetic.
  • n. The act of changing place or posture; esp., the act of changing one's dwelling place or place of business.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Causing to move or act; impelling; instigating; persuading; influencing: as, the moving cause of a dispute.
  • Exciting the feelings, especially the tender feelings; touching; pathetic; affecting.
  • n. Movement; motion; impulse.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. in motion
  • adj. arousing or capable of arousing deep emotion
  • adj. used of a series of photographs presented so as to create the illusion of motion


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