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Pronunciation of Moves: Learn how to pronounce Moves in English correctly

Learn how to say Moves correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word move:

verb
1 [no object, usually with adverbial of direction] go in a specified direction or manner; change position:
she moved to the door
I heard him moving about upstairs
[with object] change the place, position, or state of:
she moved the tray to a side table
can you move your car so I can get mine out?
change one’s place of residence or work:
his family moved to London when he was a child
[with object]:
they moved house four days after the baby was born
(of a player) change the position of a piece in a board game:
White has forced his opponent to move
[with object]:
if Black moves his bishop he loses a pawn
informal depart; start off:
let’s move—it’s time we started shopping
(in imperative move it) informal hurry up:
come on—move it!
informal go quickly:
Kennings was really moving when he made contact with a tyre at the hairpin and flipped over
(with reference to merchandise) sell or be sold:
[with object]:
booksellers should easily be able to move this biography of Lincoln
2 [no object] make progress; develop in a particular manner or direction:
aircraft design had moved forward a long way
councillors are anxious to get things moving as soon as possible
change from one state, opinion, or activity to another:
the school moved over to the new course in 1987
[with object]:
she deftly moved the conversation to safer territory
(move in/within) spend one’s time in (a particular sphere) or among (a particular group of people):
she moved in the pop and art worlds
3 [with object and infinitive] influence or prompt (someone) to do something:
his deep love of music moved him to take lessons with Dr Hill
[no object] take action:
hardliners may yet move against him, but their success might be limited
[with object] arouse a strong feeling, especially of sorrow or sympathy, in (someone):
she felt deeply moved by this picture of his plight
[with object] archaic stir up (an emotion) in someone:
he justly moves one’s derision
4 [with object] propose for discussion and resolution at a meeting or legislative assembly:
she intends to move an amendment to the Bill
[with clause]:
I beg to move that this House deplores the government’s economic policies
archaic apply formally to (a court or assembly) for something:
his family moved the Special Court for adequate ‘maintenance expenses’ to run the household
5 [with object] empty (the bowels):
if you haven’t moved your bowels today you’d better do it now
noun
a change of place, position, or state:
she made a sudden move towards me
the country’s move to independence
a career move
a change of house or business premises:
Annie mourned her move from the noisy, crowded town to the peace of the countryside
the need for more space led to the move to the present offices
an act that initiates or advances a process or plan:
my next move is to talk to Matthew
a manoeuvre in a sport or game:
Robson began a move which saw Webb run from the halfway line down the right
a player’s turn to change the position of a piece in a board game:
in this position Karpov had to seal his 41st move
I am a pawn and bishop down after 12 moves