Definitions

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  • v. To start living or having an office in a new place
  • v. To come close to, as if to catch

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

  • v. occupy a place
  • v. of trains; move into (a station)
  • v. move into a new house or office

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The great John Maynard Smith, who worked as an aircraft designer before returning to university to read zoology on the grounds that aeroplanes were noisy and old-fashioned, pointed out that flying animals can move in evolutionary time, back and forth along the spectrum of this trade-off, sometimes losing inherent stability in the interests of increased manœuvrability, but paying for it in the form of increased instrumentation and computation capability – brain power.

    THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH

  • The Stuldys letting us move in with them ought to count for something too.

    The House on the Gulf

  • They move in the same figure-of-eight pattern as the wings of flies.

    THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH

  • Mrs. Pickett would throw them out, and they'd move in with us; Dad would throw them out, and they'd move back to the holler.

    Change Me Into Zeus’s Daughter

  • These hairs move in response to the changing pressures of the transduced sound wave.

    THE HIDDEN FACE OF GOD

  • As we stood there, her feet began to move in the pattern of a broken boxstep.

    Change Me Into Zeus’s Daughter

  • Rice listened carefully and said plainly she wanted to move in the direction of the two-to-three-page approach.

    Surrender is not an Option

  • He posted his four batteries to command the road and put Elzey's brigade in reserve behind, whence it could move in either direction.

    LEE’S LIEUTENANTS

  • Playfully move in circles as you sing my Ring Around the Yogi song.

    Itsy Bitsy Yoga

  • How could I go down there later and tell Aunt Sara that I was going to move in with Kenneth Childs?

    Heart Song

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