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Advancement vs. Move

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Advancementnoun

The act of advancing; promotion to a higher place or dignity

‘the advancement of learning’;

Moveverb

(intransitive) To change place or posture; to go, in any manner, from one place or position to another.

‘A ship moves rapidly.’; ‘I was sitting on the sofa for a long time, feeling too lazy to move.’;

Advancementnoun

The state of being advanced

Moveverb

(intransitive) To act; to take action; to begin to act

‘to move in a matter’; ‘Come on guys, let's move: there's work to do!’;

Advancementnoun

An advance of money or value; payment in advance.

Moveverb

(intransitive) To change residence, for example from one house, town, or state, to another; to go and live at another place. See also move out and move in.

‘I decided to move to the country for a more peaceful life.’; ‘They moved closer to work to cut down commuting time.’;

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Advancementnoun

(legal) Property given, usually by a parent to a child, in advance of a future distribution.

Moveverb

To change the place of a piece in accordance with the rules of the game.

‘The rook moved from a8 to a6.’; ‘My opponent's counter was moving much quicker round the board than mine.’;

Advancementnoun

The act of advancing, or the state of being advanced; progression; improvement; furtherance; promotion to a higher place or dignity; as, the advancement of learning.

‘In heaven . . . every one (so well they love each other) rejoiceth and hath his part in each other's advancement.’; ‘True religion . . . proposes for its end the joint advancement of the virtue and happiness of the people.’;

Moveverb

To cause to change place or posture in any manner; to set in motion; to carry, convey, draw, or push from one place to another

‘The waves moved the boat up and down.’; ‘The horse moves a carriage.’;

Advancementnoun

An advance of money or value; payment in advance. See Advance, 5.

Moveverb

To transfer (a piece or man) from one space or position to another, according to the rules of the game

‘She moved the queen closer to the centre of the board.’;

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Advancementnoun

Property given, usually by a parent to a child, in advance of a future distribution.

Moveverb

(transitive) To excite to action by the presentation of motives; to rouse by representation, persuasion, or appeal; to influence.

‘This song moves me to dance.’;

Advancementnoun

Settlement on a wife, or jointure.

Moveverb

(transitive) To arouse the feelings or passions of; especially, to excite to tenderness or compassion, to excite (for example, an emotion).

‘That book really moved me.’;

Advancementnoun

encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something

Moveverb

To propose; to recommend; specifically, to propose formally for consideration and determination, in a deliberative assembly; to submit

‘I move to repeal the rule regarding obligatory school uniform.’;

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Advancementnoun

the act of moving forward toward a goal

Moveverb

To mention; to raise (a question); to suggest (a course of action); to lodge (a complaint).

Advancementnoun

gradual improvement or growth or development;

‘advancement of knowledge’; ‘great progress in the arts’;

Moveverb

To incite, urge (someone to do something); to solicit (someone for or of an issue); to make a proposal to.

Moveverb

To apply to, as for aid.

Moveverb

To request an action from the court.

‘An attorney moved the court to issue a restraining order.’; ‘The district attorney moved for a non-suit.’;

Moveverb

To bow or salute upon meeting.

Movenoun

The act of moving; a movement.

‘A slight move of the tiller, and the boat will go off course.’;

Movenoun

An act for the attainment of an object; a step in the execution of a plan or purpose.

‘He made another move towards becoming a naturalized citizen.’;

Movenoun

A formalized or practiced action used in athletics, dance, physical exercise, self-defense, hand-to-hand combat, etc.

‘She always gets spontaneous applause for that one move.’; ‘He can win a match with that one move.’;

Movenoun

The event of changing one's residence.

‘The move into my fiancé's house took two long days.’; ‘They were pleased about their move to the country.’;

Movenoun

A change in strategy.

‘I am worried about our boss's move.’; ‘It was a smart move to bring on a tall striker to play against the smaller defenders.’;

Movenoun

A transfer, a change from one employer to another.

Movenoun

(board games) The act of moving a token on a gameboard from one position to another according to the rules of the game.

‘The best move of the game was when he sacrificed his rook in order to gain better possession.’; ‘It's your move! Roll the dice!’; ‘If you roll a six, you can make two moves.’;

Moveverb

To cause to change place or posture in any manner; to set in motion; to carry, convey, draw, or push from one place to another; to impel; to stir; as, the wind moves a vessel; the horse moves a carriage.

Moveverb

To transfer (a piece or man) from one space or position to another on a playing board, according to the rules of the game; as, to move a king.

Moveverb

To excite to action by the presentation of motives; to rouse by representation, persuasion, or appeal; to influence.

‘Minds desirous of revenge were not moved with gold.’; ‘No female arts his mind could move.’;

Moveverb

To arouse the feelings or passions of; especially, to excite to tenderness or compassion; to touch pathetically; to excite, as an emotion.

‘When he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them.’; ‘[The use of images] in orations and poetry is to move pity or terror.’;

Moveverb

To propose; to recommend; specifically, to propose formally for consideration and determination, in a deliberative assembly; to submit, as a resolution to be adopted; as, to move to adjourn.

‘Let me but move one question to your daughter.’; ‘They are to be blamed alike who move and who decline war upon particular respects.’;

Moveverb

To apply to, as for aid.

Moveverb

To change place or posture; to stir; to go, in any manner, from one place or position to another; as, a ship moves rapidly.

‘The foundations also of the hills moved and were shaken, because he was wroth.’; ‘On the green bank I sat and listened long, . . . Nor till her lay was ended could I move.’;

Moveverb

To act; to take action; to stir; to begin to act; as, to move in a matter.

Moveverb

To change residence; to remove, as from one house, town, or state, to another.

Moveverb

To change the place of a piece in accordance with the rules of the game.

Movenoun

The act of moving; a movement.

Movenoun

The act of moving one of the pieces, from one position to another, in the progress of the game; also, the opportunity or obligation to so move a piece; one's turn; as, you can only borrow from the bank in Monopoly when it's your move.

Movenoun

An act for the attainment of an object; a step in the execution of a plan or purpose.

Movenoun

the act of deciding to do something;

‘he didn't make a move to help’; ‘his first move was to hire a lawyer’;

Movenoun

the act of changing your residence or place of business;

‘they say that three moves equal one fire’;

Movenoun

a change of position that does not entail a change of location;

‘the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise’; ‘movement is a sign of life’; ‘an impatient move of his hand’; ‘gastrointestinal motility’;

Movenoun

the act of changing location from one place to another;

‘police controlled the motion of the crowd’; ‘the movement of people from the farms to the cities’; ‘his move put him directly in my path’;

Movenoun

(game) a player's turn to move a piece or take some other permitted action

Moveverb

change location; move, travel, or proceed;

‘How fast does your new car go?’; ‘We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus’; ‘The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect’; ‘The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell’;

Moveverb

cause to move, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense;

‘Move those boxes into the corner, please’; ‘I'm moving my money to another bank’; ‘The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant’;

Moveverb

move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion;

‘He moved his hand slightly to the right’;

Moveverb

change residence, affiliation, or place of employment;

‘We moved from Idaho to Nebraska’; ‘The basketball player moved from one team to another’;

Moveverb

follow a procedure or take a course;

‘We should go farther in this matter’; ‘She went through a lot of trouble’; ‘go about the world in a certain manner’; ‘Messages must go through diplomatic channels’;

Moveverb

be in a state of action;

‘she is always moving’;

Moveverb

go or proceed from one point to another;

‘the debate moved from family values to the economy’;

Moveverb

perform an action, or work out or perform (an action);

‘think before you act’; ‘We must move quickly’; ‘The governor should act on the new energy bill’; ‘The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel’;

Moveverb

have an emotional or cognitive impact upon;

‘This child impressed me as unusually mature’; ‘This behavior struck me as odd’;

Moveverb

give an incentive for action;

‘This moved me to sacrifice my career’;

Moveverb

arouse sympathy or compassion in;

‘Her fate moved us all’;

Moveverb

dispose of by selling;

‘The chairman of the company told the salesmen to move the computers’;

Moveverb

progress by being changed;

‘The speech has to go through several more drafts’; ‘run through your presentation before the meeting’;

Moveverb

live one's life in a specified environment;

‘she moves in certain circles only’;

Moveverb

have a turn; make one's move in a game;

‘Can I go now?’;

Moveverb

propose formally; in a debate or parliamentary meeting

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