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'Moving'

Definition of 'moving'
From: WordNet
adjective
In motion; "a constantly moving crowd"; "the moving parts of the machine" [ant: nonmoving, unmoving]
adjective
Arousing or capable of arousing deep emotion; "she laid her case of destitution before him in a very moving letter"- N. Hawthorne [ant: unmoving]
adjective
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'" [ant: still]
Definition of 'Moving'
From: GCIDE
Move \Move\ (m[=oo]v), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Moved (m[=oo]vd); p. pr. & vb. n. Moving.] [OE. moven, OF. moveir, F. mouvoir, L. movere; cf. Gr. 'amei`bein to change, exchange, go in or out, quit, Skr. m[imac]v, p. p. m[=u]ta, to move, push. Cf. Emotion, Mew to molt, Mob, Mutable, Mutiny.]
1. 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. [1913 Webster]
2. (Chess, Checkers, etc.) 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. [1913 Webster]
3. To excite to action by the presentation of motives; to rouse by representation, persuasion, or appeal; to influence. [1913 Webster]
Minds desirous of revenge were not moved with gold. --Knolles. [1913 Webster]
No female arts his mind could move. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
4. To arouse the feelings or passions of; especially, to excite to tenderness or compassion; to touch pathetically; to excite, as an emotion. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
When he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them. --Matt. ix. 36. [1913 Webster]
[The use of images] in orations and poetry is to move pity or terror. --Felton. [1913 Webster]
5. 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. [1913 Webster]
Let me but move one question to your daughter. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
They are to be blamed alike who move and who decline war upon particular respects. --Hayward. [1913 Webster]
6. To apply to, as for aid. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]
Syn: To stir; agitate; trouble; affect; persuade; influence; actuate; impel; rouse; prompt; instigate; incite; induce; incline; propose; offer. [1913 Webster]
Definition of 'Moving'
From: GCIDE
Moving \Mov"ing\, a.
1. Changing place or posture; causing motion or action; as, a moving car, or power. [1913 Webster]
2. Exciting movement of the mind or feelings; adapted to move the sympathies, passions, or affections; touching; pathetic; as, a moving appeal. [1913 Webster]
I sang an old moving story. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]
Moving force (Mech.), a force that accelerates, retards, or deflects the motion of a body.
Moving plant (Bot.), a leguminous plant ({Desmodium gyrans}); -- so called because its leaflets have a distinct automatic motion. [1913 Webster]
Definition of 'Moving'
From: GCIDE
Moving \Mov"ing\, n. The act of changing place or posture; esp., the act of changing one's dwelling place or place of business. [1913 Webster]
Moving day, a day when one moves; esp., a day when a large number of tenants change their dwelling place. [1913 Webster]
Synonyms of 'moving'
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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