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  • v. To vacate one's place of residence.

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

  • v. move out of one's old house or office
  • v. cause to leave


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  • At 1:10 there came new and imperative instructions from Bragg: The enemy was moving on Drewry's Bluff; all the troops at Pickett's disposal must move out immediately and attack the Federals in the rear; this admitted of no delay.


  • If the Indians stood to benefit from this apparently enlightened directive, its principal and overriding purpose was to keep the commerce of the westward-moving population which threatened to move out of reach “in just subordination to and dependence upon this kingdom,” as one minister remarked.

    Angel in the Whirlwind

  • Ewell's infantry were to turn westward at Strasburg and move out on the road by which Frémont was advancing eastward from Wardensburg.


  • In Colorado Springs, I obviously had the opportunity after the 2002 Olympics to move out of the Training Center and get my own place.

    Zero Regrets

  • The world seems to move out of kilter—or perhaps I do so.

    Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer

  • Several times Ramseur sent back to Colonel Vandeventer to move out Jones's brigade, and twice he went back in person through a fiery hail.


  • With the Madrid Middle East peace process still shaky, however, Baker declined to pull the trigger, although he said we should do everything else necessary to be sure we could move out quickly once the word was given.

    Surrender is not an Option

  • Three days later I move out of Albemarle Terrace with our baby Mel is alternately amazed, furious, stubborn.

    Life As We Know It

  • Piso and his new wife made her life a misery, and she hated having to move out of the Domus Publica.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • I left the battery under Lt. Royster firing the barage with orders to move out on a certain road at 6 o'clock and I should send them word where to come.

    Robert March Hanes Papers (#4534). Diary, 30 April-2 December 1918


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