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

  • v. pass to the other side of
  • v. travel from place to place, as for the purpose of finding work, preaching, or acting as a judge


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  • On each of several levels that terraced the room, banqueting tables were laid, with plenty of room for the feasters to move around them.

    The Warslayer

  • Robert watched the wiry Slick McCall move around the table, stopping to drill a solid ball into the side pocket with a bar cue.

    Practical Demonkeeping

  • She had Robert Ireton and Tom Hill up from the barn to move around the beds, so that Clara and Minnie, Caddie and Hetty, should all sleep in the same room with her.

    Caddie Woodlawn’s Family

  • Since there was open seating, except for the field-level box seats, and tickets were being checked on the plaza in front of the park, it was quite easy to move around the stadium.

    Sluggers: Water, Water Everywhere

  • Bloodbath would keep singing this song for the rest of his life and would later teach it to his children and grandchildren, who would eventually move around quite a bit, to England, to Germany—and some of them even to a small town in Minnesota, where they would form the heavy metal band Meat Ball, which would become famous after being featured in the mockumentary There Will Be Life Here.

    Bubble in the Bathtub

  • You will have encountered scintillating glimmers of higher spatialthinking, a set of mind operations that enables kids to think about and move around within their minds impressively complicated images and spatial relationships.

    A Mind at a Time

  • Specifically, Gemini III was to demonstrate the ability to move around effectively in space by making three carefully executed “burns,” or timed firings of its rocket engines.

    First Man

  • On the sixth night the water got so narrow, we could hear jackals barking on the far side, and see men move around their watch-fires.

    The Bull From The Sea

  • Vahid Mojdeh, a Taliban foreign ministry official, recalled that Mullah Omar was now constantly on the move around Kandahar because of the American bombing campaign.

    The Longest War

  • Longstreet went across the stream to reconnoitre, and in a short time returned and directed me to take Hays 'and Kemper's regiments, cross at McLean's Ford, and move around and capture the battery to his right, which he said could be easily taken.

    Lieutenant General Jubal Anderson Early C.S.A. : autobiographical sketch and narrative of the War between the States,


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