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Synonym of Moving

Moving Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

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Synonyms and related words:
active, activity, actuating, actuation, advancing, affecting, affective, afflictive, agitating, ambulant, ambulative, ambulatory, amotion, animating, animation, arousing, awakening, bitter, bleak, breathless, breathtaking, causal, causative, charged, cheerless, circuit-riding, cliff-hanging, comfortless, commutation, compelling, course, crossing, delocalization, deplorable, depressing, depressive, dignified, direction, directive, discomforting, dismal, dismaying, displacement, disquieting, distracting, distressful, distressing, disturbing, doleful, dolorific, dolorogenic, dolorous, dreary, driving, dynamics, effective, electric, elevated, eloquent, emotional, emotive, exciting, exhilarating, expeditionary, expressive, facund, forward, forward-looking, galvanic, globe-girdling, globe-trotting, go-ahead, going, grand, grave, grievous, gripping, heady, heart-expanding, heart-stirring, heart-swelling, heart-thrilling, heartrending, impellent, impelling, impressive, impulsive, in motion, inducive, inflammatory, influence, inner-direction, inspirational, inspiring, intoxicating, itinerant, itinerary, jarring, jolting, journeying, joyless, kinematics, kinesipathy, kinesis, kinesitherapy, kinetics, lamentable, locomotion, locomotive, lofty, maddening, majestic, meaningful, mind-blowing, mobile, mobilization, motile, motion, motivating, motivation, motivational, motive, motor, mournful, move, movement, mundivagant, noble, on the move, on tour, oncoming, ongoing, onward, operating, other-direction, overcoming, overmastering, overpowering, overwhelming, painful, passage, passing, pathetic, pedestrian, perambulating, perambulatory, peregrinative, peregrine, peripatetic, persuasive, perturbing, pilgrimlike, piquant, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, poignant, pregnant, pressing, proceeding, progress, progressing, progressive, prompting, propellant, propelling, provocative, provoking, pulsive, quickening, rallying, ravishing, regrettable, relocation, remotion, removal, removement, restlessness, rousing, rueful, running, sad, saddening, sententious, serious, sharp, shift, significant, solemn, sore, sorrowful, soul-stirring, spirit-stirring, stately, stimulating, stimulation, stimulative, stir, stirring, striking, strolling, sublime, suspenseful, suspensive, tantalizing, telling, thrilling, thrilly, thrusting, touching, touring, tourism, touristic, touristry, touristy, traject, trajet, transit, transitional, travel, traveling, trekking, troubling, uncomfortable, unfixed, unrest, unsettling, unstable, unsteadfast, unsteady, upsetting, urgent, velocity, walking, wayfaring, weighty, woebegone, woeful, working, wretched


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WordNet 2.0

1. in motion; "a constantly moving crowd"; "the moving parts of the machine"
(antonym) nonmoving, unmoving
(similar) active
(see-also) mobile
(attribute) motion
2. arousing or capable of arousing deep emotion; "she laid her case of destitution before him in a very moving letter"- N. Hawthorne
(antonym) unmoving
(similar) affecting, poignant, touching
(see-also) emotional
3. used of a series of photographs presented so as to create the illusion of motion; "Her ambition was to be in moving pictures or `the movies'"
(antonym) still
(similar) animated


1. the act of deciding to do something; "he didn't make a move to help"; "his first move was to hire a lawyer"
(hypernym) decision, determination, conclusion
(hyponym) demarche
(derivation) act
2. the act of changing your residence or place of business; "they say that three moves equal one fire"
(synonym) relocation
(hypernym) change
(hyponym) flit
3. 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"
(synonym) motion, movement, motility
(hypernym) change
(hyponym) abduction
4. 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"
(synonym) motion, movement
(hypernym) change
(hyponym) approach, approaching, coming
(derivation) displace
5. (game) a player's turn to move a piece or take some other permitted action
(hypernym) turn, play
(hyponym) chess move
(derivation) go
(classification) game

1. 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"
(synonym) travel, go, locomote
(hyponym) go around, spread, circulate
(see-also) advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on
(verb-group) displace
(derivation) motion, movement
2. 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"
(synonym) displace
(hyponym) mobilize, mobilise, circulate
(verb-group) travel, go, locomote
(derivation) motion, movement
3. move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
(antonym) stand still
(hyponym) move involuntarily, move reflexively
(see-also) move over, give way, give, ease up, yield
(derivation) motion, movement, motility
4. change residence, affiliation, or place of employment; "We moved from Idaho to Nebraska"; "The basketball player moved from one team to another"
(antonym) stay, stick, stick around, stay put
(hyponym) relocate
(derivation) relocation
5. 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"
(synonym) go, proceed
(hypernym) act
(hyponym) work
6. be in a state of action; "she is always moving"
(synonym) be active
(hyponym) bestir, rouse
(derivation) motion
7. go or proceed from one point to another; "the debate moved from family values to the economy"
(hypernym) change, alter, vary
(hyponym) step
8. 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"
(synonym) act
(hyponym) alternate, take turns
9. have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd"
(synonym) affect, impress, strike
(hyponym) infect
(cause) feel, experience
(verb-group) hit, strike, come to
10. give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career"
(synonym) motivate, actuate, propel, prompt, incite
(hypernym) cause, do, make
(verb-group) affect, impress, strike
11. arouse sympathy or compassion in; "Her fate moved us all"
(hypernym) affect, impress, strike
(verb-group) motivate, actuate, propel, prompt, incite
12. dispose of by selling; "The chairman of the company told the salesmen to move the computers"
(hypernym) sell
13. progress by being changed; "The speech has to go through several more drafts"; "run through your presentation before the meeting"
(synonym) go, run
(hypernym) change
14. live one's life in a specified environment; "she moves in certain circles only"
(hypernym) live
15. have a turn; make one's move in a game; "Can I go now?"
(synonym) go
(hyponym) bluff, bluff out
(entail) play
(verb-group) make a motion
16. propose formally; in a debate or parliamentary meeting
(synonym) make a motion
(hypernym) propose, suggest, advise
(verb-group) go
(derivation) proposer, mover

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