For instance, between 1977 and 1997, two-thirds of full-time workers had moved on to higher pay within a year.
Now there was a time when Federer might have acknowledged the crowd with a fist pump and a smile and moved on to the next point.
Sullivan has by then moved in to help and he seeks to complete the arrest of the first man.
Again, the Democrats have moved, but the Republicans have pole-vaulted.
When they moved back to London, the only accommodation they could afford was a freezing, leaky barge on the Thames.
It moved slowly, and in about five minutes disappeared behind a mountain.
The spirit of the strong man was moved, and he trembled like a leaf shaken by the wind.
If she was moved to express an opinion of her own, she generally hit the nail on the head.
He took his uncle up in his strong arms, and moved toward the stairs.
The authorities of the village had moved away with the residents.
late 13c., from Anglo-French mover, Old French movoir "to move, get moving, set out; set in motion; introduce" (Modern French mouvoir), from Latin movere "move, set in motion; remove; disturb" (past participle motus, frequentative motare), from PIE root *meue- "to push away" (cf. Sanskrit kama-muta "moved by love" and probably mivati "pushes, moves;" Lithuanian mauti "push on;" Greek ameusasthai "to surpass," amyno "push away").
Intransitive sense developed in Old French and came thence to English, though it now is rare in French. Meaning "to affect with emotion" is from c.1300; that of "to prompt or impel toward some action" is from late 14c. Sense of "to change one's place of residence" is from 1707. Meaning "to propose (something) in an assembly, etc.," is first attested mid-15c. Related: Moved; moving.
mid-15c., "proposal," from move (v.). From 1650s in the gaming sense. Meaning "act of moving" is from 1827. Phrase on the move "in the process of going from one place to another" is from 1796; get a move on "hurry up" is Americal English colloquial from 1888 (also, and perhaps originally, get a move on you).